Book Friday: The Rules for Online Dating

The Rules for Online Dating: Capturing the Heart of Mr. Right in Cyberspace. The Rules for Online Dating is like a mini refresher course in how to behave and handle your love life

From: Getting Older Stinks


Be Chivarlrous

Opening doors, walking on the outside of the curb, pulling out chairs… it all makes you intriguing and attractive to younger women.

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Dating again?

Dating again? There is a reason why people warn about ‘rebound’ relationships. Consider yourself vulnerable, and don’t be too eager to jump in

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First date tip

Be prepared to pay. If she offers to pay half, politely decline & tell her she can pay half next time. It makes you look classy & sets tone for a 2nd date

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Take the lead

Women generally aren’t attracted to men who don’t take the lead, and younger women are no exception.

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Men in control

The primary reason young women want to date older guys is because they expect older men to be in control of themselves and their environment.

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Joining in

Join clubs%2C societies%2C sports events%2C drama groups-anything that might help meet like-minded potential partners.” – direct link

Dating goals

Think about what you want to gain from dating. Do you see yourself married in 2 years? Approach dating accordingly. – direct link


Stay tuned-in to topics that interest women. You don’t have to become a metro-sexual%2C but women enjoy conversation.” – direct link

conversation starters

The best conversation starters are situation-specific%2C so ask specific questions.” – direct link

Dividing the check

Always assume that if you’re dining in a group of more than 6 people%2C that the check is going to be divided evenly.” – direct link

Who pays

Whoever initiates a dinner date is expected to pay for the meal. – direct link

Online dating

Resorting to online-dating isn’t failure. Sites are great way to meet like-minded women w/equally busy lifestyles. – direct link

Avoiding date topics

When dating initially avoid topics like previous relationships%2C sex%2C money%2C politics%2C religion and any major flaws.” – direct link