Oh, and there was that actor who described a porn film shoot for me in graphic detail but didn't care for the fact that I'm not religious. A photo posted by Julia Hays (@juliaevehays) on There were only a half dozen women for over 15 men to rotate through, and every time a bell rang I embarked on a new 5-minute conversation where I tried a different dating mag method to charm these gentlemen.So I thought a great way to spend Friday the 13th, which was also the night before Valentine's Day, was to make a list of the common dating tips I've found for ladies and execute them rapid fire while speed dating for the first time. Please enjoy the highlights of my evening, and let me preface by saying, I will 1.
It's a Kate Hudson romcom in the making, except it was set in a sh--ty dive bar in Koreatown playing way too many DJ Mustard remixes. Just One of the Guys: On my first date of the evening my goal was to be laidback and maybe a little tomboyish—to seem like a lady who would get along with his pals.
Tonight I go speed dating using all the weird advice I got from dating mags. I kept bringing the conversation back to my love for sports.
Photo: Instagram If you haven't heard of Tinder, then congratulations: You are probably in a loving, monogamous relationship. And the best part about Tinder is you can people-watch without even putting a bra on. For every guy with a nice smile holding a shelter puppy is a dude in a fedora popping bottles at the local T. The "Only Here For Sex" Dude will make things pretttttty clear in his bio, usually by telling you what he's only there for.
(SWIPE LEFT) But those of you single and ready to swingle are probably well-versed in the dating app taking the world by storm. But, because of its ease of use and likelihood of being able to "get it in" on a bi-monthly basis, Tinder attracts all kinds. The more confident of this species may even list size if he is so inclined.
) I myself have been a part of this Tinder experiment for about six months.
Dog cocking his head sideways, eyebrows up; grown man holding two kittens up to ears to keep them warm; prospective future boyfriend rolling around on the grass with his puppy; man of your dreams slow-dancing with a husky.
Granted, his jokes just got worse, because he thought he was killing it for his new No.
1 fan, but the lesson here is if you want to boost a person's ego: pretend like they actually have a sense of humor.
I met a musician who listed all of his ex-girlfriends for me chronologically, then said he forgot his wallet at the end of the meal.