As a 15-year-old teenage girl, I can attest to the fact that boys dominate most conversations between girls my age. It's something I dream of, something I want to feel.Unfortunately on a lot of first dates, the woman may not get much of a chance to speak because some nervous guy finds it all but impossible to stop talking. Because they’re uncomfortable with the early dating process, most men will attempt to mask their discomfort with a barrage of words.
DO talk about yourself as who you are today in the present and the values and goals you have for yourself in the future. DON'T monopolize the conversation or make yourself the highlight real, no one healthy or worthwhile being in a relationship with is interested in getting into a coupleship with a narcissist.Maybe they're afraid they'll get cooties, but this is high school so I doubt it's that—but it sure feels that way. Unless, it was a group of trans kids…and that's a whole different story worthy of its own sitcom. We giggled a lot, and had fun on our "playdates." We peck-kissed a couple of times.When I was in middle school the kids were really into playing truth or dare. Amongst other stupid things like licking a shoe or making a prank call, there was always the dare to kiss someone. I have a bunch of transgender friends, but they're all spread out across the country. Our moms played matchmaker and before I could object he was my boyfriend. It was all cute and very innocent, until the day I tried to kiss him. As soon as my tongue touched his lips, he pushed me away and accused me of biting him.John Gray is the author of Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus.Originally published in 1992, Gray’s book became the best selling relationship advice book of all time.
If you think that dating isn’t a perplexing experience for a man, think again. Guys, all this is proof positive that you don’t like first dates, either.