Dating has changed drastically even during the past ten years, leaving us without proper dating etiquette.
Emily Post would turn over in her grave at the thought of gentleman (what’s that? So, how should we be dating in this messy world of dating apps, texting, and emoji’s?
Elizabeth faced this conflict without text messaging, television, and the computer to contend with. Darcy had tried expressing his feelings in a text message (and no, I’m not suggesting a modern-day update to this classic). Nowadays, technology is aiding in the demise of many relationships before they even get started.
Today, men and women court each other by signing up for and sending text messages. Darcy has too much pride to express any of his feelings to Elizabeth Bennet.
If a guy is out with a girl and wants to show her how he feels, a high five is not the way to go. A high five from a guy could result in a slap in a face from a girl, or worse, no second date to redeem yourself.
Even if you aren’t ready for a kiss, do not high five a girl. If you’ve been going out with someone for at least a couple of dates, you owe them a phone call.
When I broke up with my last girlfriend I received a rather venomous email chastising me for all my personality flaws. One sentence I'll never forget had to do with her opinion about my manners.
When we were dating, this girlfriend used to think it was cute that I wrapped my whole hand around my fork (kinda like a cave man).