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He just didn’t know how to be romantic and playful with me. I remember a conversation I had with a group of women many years ago, and we were discussing what was it that made some guys so hot and attractive to us. We voted humor at the top of the list, yet that wasn’t it either.We all knew silly guys that could make us laugh, but that weren’t hot.I stood outside a local pizza place, anxiously waiting for my date to arrive.It was my first time meeting up with a guy I met online, and I was so nervous I was shaking.He was telling me about the show “The Pick-Up Artist” on VH1, starring the aforementioned “Mystery.” My friend said it was thoroughly entertaining television and that it was amazing seeing this formerly awkward guys develop the confidence and social skills to be able to approach women.
Honestly, there are some tips in there that as a woman, I wish all guys would learn!For instance, how to be more flirtatious and keep women guessing.There was a whole bit on the show about the perils of falling into the “friend zone,” by not flirting or holding back too much as a way of being polite (and avoid rejection.) I watched that episode while dating a guy who was attracted to initially, but was losing interest in.I kept telling myself that I had talked to this guy on the phone twice, and he didn’t sound like a serial killer.He did talk incessantly about how much he loved to play pool, but didn’t mention anything about a fondness for knives or driving around in big white (read: child molester) van, so it should be fine, I thought. I couldn’t tell if it felt really awkward because we had never met before or if we didn’t have much in common.