As any serial dater knows, a first date is hit or miss. It can be stars-in-your-eyes fantastic, utterly obnoxious, or just plain bland. Unless you stalked them on Facebook prior to your first encounter, you have nothing to gauge the potential success of each date besides that first impression. However, no amount of social media sleuthing will ever be able to determine whether your date will be marvelous or miserable. Unfortunately for me, my dating experiences lie more in the blah than in the breathtaking. Here’s a look at my worst date ever.
The best dating advice does not involve using pick-up lines. If use a pickup line, you better use it ironically. You will get rejected instantly if you say, “did it hurt when you fell from heaven?” with a straight face.
Never take yourself too seriously. Being funny will take you a lot farther than being sexy and mysterious, unless you’re James Bond or something.
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