Dating etiquette for guys
Maybe you like to think of yourself as the strong, silent type—but all she sees is a guy who’s either emotionally closed off or super boring, Masini says.
She may not mind coaxing you out of your shell, but you have to give her to work with.
(Just don’t advertise that you’re taking her hiking because you don’t want to pay for food.) In the same vein as avoiding cheaping out on a date, don’t buckle down on not allowing her to split the bill with you.
Avoid the pitfall: Check yourself before you name-drop—it almost never sounds good, Masini says.
As for that story about your buddies’ epic trip to Tijuana, save it for when you get together with them.
“Frugal” is scheduling a lunch date instead of a dinner date, but “cheap” is telling her she can’t order dessert.
“If you’re cheap with money, you’re probably cheap with emotions and possibly in bed, too,” she says.
A new survey by activity-planning site Vimbly identified the top pitfalls that turn women off.