Sunday, 14 November 2004

First date kisses

I have to agree with Amber Taylor, and disagree with Will Baude.

If one wishes to be asked on a second date, one must in some way indicate the desire to be asked. The easiest way to do this is a goodnight kiss. If one is, as Will writes, “shy, or merely very very reluctant to make bold moves,” then I recommend learning to say the words “Can we see each other again sometime?”

It's hard enough to ask a person out on a first date and face the possibility of rejection. One should not have to do so for the second.

I haven’t been in the dating scene for about eleven years, but when I was, I always interpreted no kiss as “kiss off.”

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Hmmmmm… I may be having a first date (after more than a year off the market) in the next few weeks…. I’ll keep your “advice” in mind.

And no, that’s not a promise to keep you posted; I don’t kiss and tell.


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