The dating rules
Just make sure they’re not genuinely embarrassing (500 cats) or you’ll scare your date off.
Guilty pleasures a la your obsession with are perfect for date three.
By date number two, weird little interests like how many cats you follow on Instagram are fair game.
Sharing these kinds of tidbits shows you’re willing to put yourself out there — it’s bold!
Don’t be afraid to split things like popcorn or an appetizer on the first date. It’s a subtle signal that you’re generous and open to connecting.Be sure to tiptoe around your credit card debt though; that’s best kept secret until a year or so into the relationship. Allusions to the fact that you menstruate are allowed by date seven, provided you both use cheeky euphemisms like “Aunt Flo” or “my special time.” Blood talk is for married people.Assuming date seven’s news went over well and you guys are at the point of the occasional sleepover, experiment with washing your makeup off before bed.Apologize profusely the whole time, just to be safe.If he accepts your apology, initiate the “what are we?
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Hiding them will only do you both a disservice in the long-run. On date five, ask your date to check your teeth for kale.