No time for dinner dating
And if it does turn out to be a bad match, there's no good "out." Some women have the balls to get a pretend "emergency" phone call or insist they're too tired immediately after realizing this date is a bust. I stick it out and half-laugh at his jokes while glancing at the door repeatedly all night, like a trapped animal.
For those of us too polite to leave, the other option is to drink heavily. Sure, I fantasize a lot about being comfortable enough with a boyfriend that we end up spending half the time eating in bed.
If you’ve been dating for a while, you’re probably considering tackling the first home date.
But how can you make sure everything goes smoothly when your relationship is still new?
Babe Scott, self-declared manthropologist and author of "Delicious Dating," interviewed more than 200 men and women about dining turn-ons and turn-offs.
Her tips will help ensure your deportment at the dinner table makes your romance dazzle rather than detonate.
You don’t need to be tactless, simply say something like, ‘I think it’d be great if we got to know each other a bit better over dinner dates first, with less pressure.’ This new relationship tip is mainly for the host – don’t try to do anything complicated.So I sat next to him and drank slowly..on an empty stomach, and guess what? But what unsuspecting daters don't realize is that these meals are also a minefield when it comes to success or failure in the mating game.This one-time magazine maven is a self-declared manthropologist and culinary Carrie Bradshaw.