But dating advice is so prevalent that simply ‘being yourself’ now seems like a horrific faux pas when you’re trying to attract a partner.From the old school Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus to the pick-up artist’s dream manual The Game, dating advice even pops up on bestseller lists.We even asked couples in successful relationships—some dating, some married—to weigh in with their personal words of advice on relationship issues.On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg gave the commencement address for Harvard University.
Some of it’s good, sensible advice (I’m fully behind any dating advice that tells guys not to send unsolicited dick pics), and some of it is so obvious as to be redundant.
A lot of it is basically terrible, and so goal-oriented that there doesn’t seem to be any room for actually enjoying yourself in the world of dating.
Everyone is so busy playing hard to get, negging, and demonstrating attractive skills that no-one ever just FLIRTS anymore. It’s not designed for anyone’s specific personality, or for the sort of partner they want to attract.
Don't be surprised to find dating advice on a wedding website; after all, we know a lot about love, and dating is the means to getting there.
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