How To Act On A Date

When acting like a lady becomes twice as important!
by Jennie Llamas-Garcia   |  Apr 4, 2010
photo by Patrick Martires
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Going on a date is super exciting and fun, but it's also new territory. You'll need to be on your best behavior to make a good impression, and you must act like a lady if you want to be treated like one. Be PDA polite and always mind your manners, and you'll inspire him to act like a true gentleman himself.

At The Mall

Do

  • Hold his hand to show your affection.
  • Do offer to pay for the movie/coffee/meal once in a while.
  • Allow your date to check out the sports and electronics stores.

Don't

  • Drape yourself all over your guy as if you were his sweater.
  • Expect him to pay for everything all the time.
  • Drag him only to the stores of your choosing, and then make him carry a ton of purchases.

At A Party

Do

  • Introduce him to people he hasn't met.
  • Allow him to mingle with common friends.
  • Let him dance if he wants to (even if he's not good at it!)

Don't

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  • Exclude him from conversations with your friends.
  • Corner him and stay glued to his side the entire night.
  • Belittle him and give him reason to begrudge you.

At Home

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Do

  • Hang out in the common areas of the house.
  • Greet his parents if you're at his house, and yours if you chill in your place.
  • Keep physical relations GP.

Don't

  • Ignore his family members or household help and be a dive.
  • Make a beeline for his room (or yours) and stay locked in there.
  • Do anything physical you are not ready for.
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