Fellas, it’s time to man up and actually use the word “date.” Make your intentions clear from the beginning.
If a girl isn’t interested in a second date, she should let the guy know. Above all, treat your date with kindness and respect, and be honest about how you feel.
Girls, make sure you don’t lead a guy on because you don’t want to hurt his feelings. You’ll find that these three virtues will go a long way when it comes to dating.
” Perhaps, it’s time to re-teach dating etiquette in the hopes that a few young guys and girls can reject the ambiguity of current dating trends in favor of a straightforward and respectful approach – one that takes place in real life and not just on the Internet. (Of course, this was back when girls had to actually call the “house phone” – a word I have had to teach my sons).
Girls, make the guy call you, not the other way around. If he doesn’t have the guts to dial seven numbers and say, “hello,” then he’s not worth dating. Guys need to call it a “date” and make their intentions known.
(That’s assuming he actually asks her out or even uses the word “date” in a sentence). I distinctly remember how angry my mom would get when flirty junior high girls called to talk to my cute 7th grade brother.It’s apparently much easier to see if she wants to “hang out,” which leaves so much room for interpretation, and inevitably lead to an exasperated girl finally asking the guy, “So are we just ‘hanging out’ or is this a date? She’d give them a short dating etiquette lesson that ended with her abruptly hanging up the phone.