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Teen dating etiquette

If this not-so-artful date dodger goes out and – choke – runs into the asker, he or she may gain a reputation as a liar. Another mistake is responding in an aggressive manner, declining the date with a rude response such as: “You’ve got to be kidding me? And that’s more than one can say for a more desirable date who never asked!

For more, visit me on twitter @downtownshallon or be sure to check out my website Believe me, if a boy wants to keep the conversation going he’ll find something to ask you, besides, you’re fabulous and interesting, why does he not want to ask you questions. And lady’s here is a good tip for you to know and this is advice I give to girls my age, don’t text a guy back unless he asks you a question. Those are the only three emoticons you need in life.He smiled as he thought about all those after-school trips over the last few years: dance classes, piano practices, the unending cycle of softball games and tournaments.He glanced at her in the seat next to him and thought, . I’ve also dated guys who used emoticons every other word. Stick to winking, frowning and smiling and that’s it.

So be sure you don’t over use LOL, same with emoticons.

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Another mistake is spinning an excuse, such as, “I have other plans that night.” That just opens up the door for another invitation. If your teen is caught off-guard when asked – it’s perfectly fine to postpone the response.

The date dodger will be hard-pressed to make up another excuse and may have to alter plans or stay home to avoid running into the asker. Remind your teen that who ever the asker is; he or she has one admirable quality – good taste, after all, this person asked you! There are plenty of marriage proposals answered with: “Let me think about it.” With good dating etiquette in mind, your teen might say: “Thank you, I’ll have to get back to you on that.” And get back to him as soon as possible, better composed, with the simple solution response. And don’t forget the magic words: “Thank you for asking!

This is a short, easy to ready handbook with lasting results.