I know not all guys are built like Clark Kent and many are shy when it comes to women. I’m going to give you some tips when it comes to dating that me and many other women find attractive.
1. Be Assertive
Even the hardcore feminist likes an assertive guy. I was at the movie theater recently and two high schoolers walked in the front door. Instead of waiting back not knowing what to do, the guy walked forward to the counter and said “Tickets?” I wish I had a boyfriend in high school that was assertive like that and knew what was up. Don’t pick her entree for her, but hold doors, hold her hand first (JUST GO FOR IT OR SOMEONE ELSE WILL). Seriously bro, you do not want to be in the friend zone for good.
2. Call her on the phone
There’s something about hearing a man’s voice that releases our pheromones like YOWZAA. I really don’t know if it releases our pheromones, but… we like it. It’s so easy to send a text these days. Call a girl up. If you are nervous, have a piece of paper ready with what you want to say. You can even have the “Well, I have to let you go now because…” written down.
3. You CAN be funny
Think you’re not funny? Think you’re too shy to say anything? False. Being funny comes from being observant. After an end of the year pot luck at my school-age-care job, I was carrying some hot dogs and one of the dads goes “Uh oh! Someone got the leftovers!” I laughed and said “Uh oh!” I was like, that guy is observant of the pot luck and he commented on it. What a funny guy. It didn’t take much.
Observation + comment = laughter C’mon, Jerry Seinfeld and Louis C.K do this for a living. You can even practice with your friends and family if you are shy.
With the internet, there’s no reason you shouldn’t have cool ideas for dates. Surprise her! Also, there’s no reason you should ever not know where you’re going. Smart phones, people! Part of Assertiveness…
6. Be Observant
My friends say I have a super memory. I might have a larger than normal hippocampus, but really I think it’s because I pay extra attention in conversations. I’m a good listener. Be mindful to what a girl says. Then you can bring it up in the next conversation with her and BLOW HER MIND. “How’s your sick kitten doing?” “Oh! (surprised you remembered) She’s much better after some medicine from the vet. Thank you so much for asking. I like your hair today by the way.”