Over 300 million results bombard the computer screen. Open yourself to the possibility that you can fall in love with someone who doesn't perfectly meet the criteria that you believe is your ideal or particular "type." 2. DO approach others with curiosity, kindness, and compassion. Watch yourself for behaviors that could be constured as needy, desperate, unstable, or otherwise undesirable. Telling a potential mate how much you really, really like them adds a lot of unnecessary pressure! Likewise, ladies shouldn't try to be just one of the guys. ” Do find a balance with considering the opinions of others, while staying in touch with your own intuition regarding who is a compatible match for you.It seems everyone's an expert on relationships and human behavior, or are they? Premature dismissals of someone are a one-way ticket to overlooking a potentially great love match. Instead, gradually reveal your inner thoughts, feelings, and personal story starting with light and casual then progressing to deeper, more intimate self-disclosures. When you acknowledge your wants and needs, it’s more likely you’ll land a lasting relationship. DON'T get lost talking about yourself and your past, including the mistakes, heartaches, who you were ten years ago or even in your last relationship.Here's what she had to say: Now, with Google, Facebook, friends and friends of friends, we can find out anything about a potential date — even where he works and his phone number.In my grandma's day, when she was in her 20s in the 1940s (!!), it wasn't as easy as hitting a couple of computer buttons or clicking “friend request” on our i Phones.“If you can find him, he can find you.Back in my day, men had to use their parents as a resource.Growing up, my grandma was never short of advice for me, especially about dating.And, as much as I refused to listen, she ended up being right.
Now, she is 92 and I asked her to recap that advice.Looking for a tip or two on how to tackle the dating scene? Yes, we live in a modern world in which women can pay for themselves and open their own door. DON'T be overly influenced by expectations of family and friends such as, “Does she practice the same religion?Then you've probably noticed the onslaught of search engine results when you Google the phrase "dating dos and don'ts." Yikes! DON'T convince yourself you only have one "type." DO widen your definition of a compatible mate. Still, it's nice when the man foots the bill after a dinner date. Is he the same race, or does he have the desired financial/educational status?The former White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Barack Obama claimed that the President once gave her dating advice in 2006 when they were on a return trip to Chicago from Iowa.In an interview with The Times, Alyssa Mastromonaco shared how the at-the-time Illinois Senator once threatened to text one of Senator Tom Harkin's staffers on her behalf when he saw him checking her out.'Obama turned to me and said, "Look, he was really into you.