The following are some of the places and events where cell phones should be switched off or the ring tone muted.
If it is vitally important to be reached in such places then the call should be kept brief and the voice low: - On public transport in proximity to other commuters - In hospitals, restaurants and shopping centres - At checkouts, cinemas and theatres - Train stations, bus stops and air ports - Doctors’ surgeries, churches and conventions - Waiting rooms, libraries and lecture rooms - At christenings, weddings and funerals - And at a dozen other places that you can think of without my help It’s not the use of cell phones that is the problem; it’s the loud and annoying ring tone.
There is no doubt that cell phones have a permanent and essential role in modern society.
But when cell phones interrupt important proceedings and are used in the wrong place at the wrong time, it is unacceptable and makes us grind our teeth in despair at the users’ rudeness and blatant lack of care and consideration for the people around them.
(I've never gotten past texting; I actually have no idea what real dating is like.) Trust me on this.
If you get a well-typed, thoughtful paragraph about her bad day or his dinner suggestions, the most impactful response is a nice "k." Or "cool." Or how about "ha." That one always works.
It recognizes the person is talking, but allows you the freedom to completely zone out and instead focus on what's important to .
You’ll thrive in the game of dating younger men if you can pin that down, and if you can avoid the bad behavior of your fellow 40-plus felines.
Trying to dress like you’re half your age makes you look twice your age.
In Europe, getting to know someone romantically is fairly laid back.
People don't tend to go on ‘dates' with complete strangers but instead often get to know someone who's already in their circle or the friend of a friend, and then it ‘just happens' and they decide to go out together alone. There aren't too many rigid rules, either: "In the Netherlands there are no set rules – you might do all or nothing on the first or tenth date," and, "the timescale between the first date and having sex in France could be anything from 20 years to 20 seconds," said European expats.
Their use in some venues may be considered rude and even downright offensive.