“I definitely assume everyone is a Republican,” Becky, a 26-year-old elementary school teacher and Democrat who dates all political persuasions, told me.
And the bassist who insisted I listen to 10 minutes of his music while he watched me react to it.
How about really getting to know him before you introduce him to 348 Facebook followers? Another behavior that strikes fear into the hearts of men is the woman who wants to spend every waking moment with the guy she's just started dating. If something comes up and a guy has to change your date from Tuesday to Thursday, the worst thing you can do is to not be understanding about it.
Changing that status from "single" to "in a relationship" after two weeks of dating? Hoover Girl: "Hey, I've got great plans for us Friday, Saturday and Sunday! Life happens -- and not being flexible when obstacles arise will send a signal that you may be just a little too difficult for his liking. Men we talked to said they wanted their date to not just agree with everything they said -- but to have their own opinions about various issues, matters, etc. Also noted: If a man senses you are just going to "glom" onto him and don't have any particular passions (or a life) of your own, you can pretty much count on this being the first and only date.
You may have intense feelings for a new love interest - but it's best to keep phrases like "I love you,' or "I can't stop thinking about you" to yourself until you have been dating for at least a few months! " No guy wants to feel like someone is keeping tabs on him.
Say it during the first few dates, and his mind will process those three precious words into one scary one: Psycho. The same goes for trying to change who he is, how he likes to spend his free time, etc.