It must be something to do with that deep-seated male fear of being outnumbered by women; whatever it is, you're guaranteed glacial treatment if you make friends with her without his encouragement.Marketing firm Jana asked 1,500 18 to 30-year-olds in nine countries, pictured, where they go online when looking for a relationship.
And, to coin a well-worn phrase - will he still respect you in the morning? Besides, first-date sex is a bit like a massive chocolate binge: overwhelming temptation followed later by a mixture of nausea, shame and regret. Bad enough if you start asking him this when he's got to know you well and accepts and understands all your little foibles.
But when you've just met, it makes you sound one-dimensional, self-obsessed...boring! ..then on date two, if you've got fatter since you've been dating If he's still around at this point, then don't be surprised if he disappears soon afterwards.4.
He wants you to see him as a sex magnet, not someone who watches Gardener's World, favours machine washable shoes and tucks you up in bed with a mug of cocoa and a peck on the cheek.6.
Turn up without warning when he's out with the lads The Lads - and anything he chooses to do with them - are sacrosanct.
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