Don't ask your friends to tell you everything they can because you can end up with a tainted view of what to expect.
Half the fun of going out is getting to know someone new, so allow yourself to let that happen organically." —Oliver B."Please don't compare us to your exes—out loud or even in your head.
On the flip side though, it's a rough night when a girl goes on about herself at length without asking me anything about myself.
I like it best when someone can counter me with questions of their own." —Noah A."Don't hate on other girls.
If we end up grabbing drinks later and a woman insists on paying, I really like that a lot.
If it doesn't happen in the beginning, he'll think it'll never happen." —Tyler L."It can take the edge off to meet with a group of friends.If she literally can't keep his name out of her mouth for a couple of hours, it makes me feel like she's clearly not over past issues.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.Unlike that man, who manages to break the almost tangible tension in the air with those few words that ultimately lead to conversation, I remain silent.I make myself as small as I can, wedged between a pile of mats and a thick red velvet curtain that is inexplicably draped across the hallway as we wait to go in.After nine months of rest, rehab, surgery and lots of anxiety, Danny took a big step forward in his return to work—he was cleared to go back under saddle!"Please don't assume we're going to the nicest restaurant in the city because I won't take you there.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.Whether it's someone you're meeting online or it's someone your friends know, aim to drop the things you know about them and start fresh.You can tell a lot about someone by who they surround themselves with." —Corey O."I like when a girl gets physical with me, but not in the sexual sense. I love when she'll touch my arms or something like that as we're talking.It lets me know she's interested without being over the top and shows me we're both there for the same reason.