Proper dating tips
I mean, have you ever worn ripped jeans when you shouldn’t have? If you want to step it up a notch, make sure your clothes are clean with no stains (listen to a girl with makeup stains always on her blouses, it’s a struggle), and are ironed to perfection. It doesn’t mean that lingo is for everybody, though.I’m sure Grandma or your minster aren’t too jazzed on hearing those words.I’m referring to the long-forgotten handwritten card. For certain occasions, like birthdays, illnesses, grieving, etc., send a card. Well, so is a nice card — and it’s way more thoughtful. To start out on the right foot, you need to know the proper etiquette of meeting a person.Sending a handwritten note is always welcome, and quite impressive. Be sure to stand up straight and shake a person’s hand (gently but firmly) when introducing yourself.Make sure you’ve got the right audience for the language you use.It’s okay to have a potty mouth; just make sure you’re in the correct bathroom.Second, be sure to swallow your food before you tell that hilarious story about your brother. Ask somebody to pass an item, instead of reaching out your dirty little fingers.
Social media will always be there, unlike actual precious moments of real interactions. Dress to impress, and you’ll get four stars in my book.Jessica Engle is a relationship coach and psychotherapist based in the San Francisco Bay Area.