It's a tough world out there for the single and romantically challenged, and Stanger wields tough love dating advice with an iron fist. They complain about dating, which neutralizes the date and conversation — and isn’t sexy. In that case, what are some of your main pieces of advice for guys and girls, when setting out on a first date?
Face it, being drunk and slurring your words just isn't attractive. Thou Shalt Not be a Gold Digger Do not ever ask for anything of monetary value.
He may feel like a big guy paying off your credit card bill or paying your rent, but in the end he'll just end up feeling like he's paying for your affection.
What’s the most common mistake you see guys making, in the early stages of dating? Even if you don’t end up with that person, you definitely plan a great date, and woman should definitely be appreciative of it.
And if a date isn’t good, then think about fixing that person up with someone you know.
Make it a conversation—the two of you talking back and forth—not interviewing.
Thou Shalt Not Drink Too Much I know it's tempting to have a few glasses of wine to relax before or during a date (especially a first one), but keep it at a two-drink maximum.
If you do that, they’ll owe you, and will usually set you up with someone they know.
It’s all part of keeping the train moving out of the station.
Which also means don't keep them waiting while you're doing your hair and makeup! Thou Shall Break the Text Habit You're not in high school, so stop passing notes. Remember, a woman falls in love between her ears, not her eyes!
Most men want their women to be refined and courteous.
You had a really great time, and you came home at 2 a.m., and maybe you cursed a little on Twitter.