People have all sorts of dating dealbreakers they like to lay out on the table. From country music to religion, to policial alignment, there are millions of places to draw the line. But, at least in my book, there are only three dating dealbreakers that are written in stone.
“Why can’t I just give a woman a compliment?” This is the common response I hear from men who don’t understand why unwarranted feedback on our appearance tends to be ill-received. Aside from an eye-roll, I really have nothing to offer these knuckle-draggers. However, I do have a bit of advice for those well-meaning folks who just don’t understand the mechanics of a good compliment.
Spoiler alert: You’re going to have to be yourself.
Because the only good thing to do in retrospect is learn.
Why can’t you find someone interesting to talk to? You’ve gone on a handful of dates and found each of them stunningly boring. “What’s the matter with people these days?” You wonder. It only takes another handful of dates to realize that perhaps it’s not them. The common denominator here is you. How can this be?… Continue reading Don’t Be a Dud: Here’s What to Talk About on a Date
Hint: It’s not the Green Lady Lounge. Sorry folks, as much as I love that place, it’s not built for talking. It’s a jazz bar. And a good one, at that. But if you expect to have a decent conversation, you’ll fare much better in a spot with more light and less sound. 1. The Central… Continue reading 8 Unique Date Spots in KC (for when you actually want to get to know someone)