Advice on dating friends
You do this by being original and, above all, specific about your interests.
Instead of saying that you like sunsets, mention the best sunset you’ve ever seen.
People want their friend’s approval but seldom welcome a negative lecture.
(Telling someone their boyfriend/girlfriend is unattractive, too short, overweight, not ambitious or rich enough is not constructive advice, it is an unnecessary opinion.)Keep reading...
See it all as experience, not as proof that you’re a loser (or that everyone else is a loser).
Learn from your bad and boring dates and try again.
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Specific information does more than make you sound interesting – it also gives potential dates something to write to you about.We all have a friend that tells us ALL about their relationship whether we want to hear it or not. • Are they constantly talking behind peoples’ backs? • Are they in a happy relationship or looking for one?We all have a friend that tells us everything about their relationship whether we want to hear the sorted details or not. • Are they constantly critical towards you or loving & caring?Do they want us to just listen to their stories or are we allowed to partake with an opinion or two? If a good friend is repeating a continually negative or abusive dating pattern and constantly complaining about it, you have every right to speak up.When you are “asked” for advice you are permitted to offer a diplomatic response, but it may not be appreciated if you harshly attack their decision about something personal they are dealing with in their relationship. • Do they consider you one of their closest friends? Depending on how this is verbally delivered could be helpful or futile in your relationship with them.