And the boys who learn how to play it will fare better with the fairer sex than those who don't. Dude Dating Rule #1: Ask Her Out Once, and Only Once No matter how desperate you are to be with this woman, do not keep asking her if she'll reconsider after she's already said "no," or even "I'm busy." If she's interested, "I'm busy" will quickly become "..how about next week? Dude Dating Rule #2: Location, Location, Location So you've got a hot date and really want to wow her. And at least, she'll know you're not a total recluse.Instead of trotting her out to some fancy-schmancy restaurant you've only read about, take her to one of your favorite hangouts instead. Dude Dating Rule #3: Stop Showing Off Resist the temptation to impress her by throwing around cash, treating her to swanky dinners, buying expensive gifts, or even showering her with too many compliments.If you're flowing with it and cool, we've got a winner.If you seem offended by it, that's as far as we go." —Steve M."Girls should try to avoid pre-judging before a first date.You don't need the pressure of getting the third degree about your intentions from her friends - or worry that she's learning all kinds of revealing information from your friends (and we guarantee you, she'll try).Dude Dating Rule #5: Put Off Putting on the Moves Yeah, we're all progressive here and know that hooking up on a first date isn't a death sentence for a new relationship.
It will totally suck at the time, but later you'll be glad you waited.I don't want to pick up a saved video game: I'm here to start new." —Orlando O."I always appreciate the offer to split the check, even though I never allow it.If we end up grabbing drinks later and a woman insists on paying, I really like that a lot.Things are new and you aren't familiar with what the other likes yet. Opt for something that gives you both an easy out, like lunch or a drink.Until you've had time to communicate about that stuff, it's impossible to weigh them against your former boyfriend of three years." —Greg B. If you guys have a great time, you're both left wanting more." —Greg G." title="" src="data:image/gif;base64, R0l GODlh AQABAIAAAAAAAP///y H5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7" data-src="https://hips.hearstapps.com/cos.h-cdn.co/assets/cm/14/25/539fc09300903_-_cos-10-couple-playing-ping-pong-de-mscn.jpg?