3 Easy Ways Guys Can Up Their Dating Game

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Courting Disaster is Jackalope Ranch's weekly column of dating horror stories, observations, how-tos, and more by Katie Johnson. Names of ex-boyfriends, past hookups, and bad blind dates have been changed to protect the guilty.

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Nerd Wallet's recent conclusion that Phoenix is a great city for single women (debatable). While there were many not-so-fabulous comments to follow, there was one comment in particular that stuck with me.

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Well, Mr. Miller, it's men like you that give me and my slowly diminishing egg count hope. That's why I'm going to give some solid examples of how men can win serious brownie points.

3. Make a plan.

"All men I date must think they're Anthony Bourdain, because they make NO RESERVATIONS!" - A wise but frustrated single lady friend.

You want to start a date off on the right note? Make a plan for the evening. Don't just show up at her place with your dick in your hands and a dumb expression on your face.

Girls don't want you to know this, but they put their own behind-the-scenes planning into a date, from the outfit and the makeup to the amount of hair they remove.

So you when you make plans for a dates, even if it's something so simple as calling a restaurant and asking it to hold a table for you (a free service, I might add), it shows her that you're also excited. At the very least, it shows that you thought about the date and, potentially, about them.



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2 comments
Dustin Mitchell
Dustin Mitchell

I have to admit that I lold at this line: You want to start a date off on the right note? Make a plan for the evening. Don't just show up at her place with your dick in your hands and a dumb expression on your face.

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