Every great relationship starts with something akin to a first date. However, most of these first dates will be abysmal failures for any number of reasons, starting from choosing a restaurant that serves tacos with rancid meat to thinking that you can “handle” seven martinis and a few beers, but then vomiting all over a stranger’s hedge (true story). We may not be able to save you from unfortunate drinking and restaurant decisions, but we can list a few conversational faux pas that dating newbs commonly commit. Pursuant to the strict dating advice column conduct code, we’ve divided our suggestions by gender. Read the rest of this entry →
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March 23, 2011 in Dating
In the weeks since we averted the icebreaker crisis, you’ve likely met someone, managed a few charming conversations rife with wit and hints of passion, and are now ready to sleep together. Good work, troops. However, before your night of seduction, you’ve got to spend a little time thinking about setting the mood. And by “setting the mood”, we don’t mean choosing which of the recently washed sex toys you’ll use first. We’re thinking of music.