Old-Fashioned Dating Habits We Should Definitely Bring Back Right Now
People these days may or may not be much aware of the poised and sophisticated way of asking a lady out.
Technology has made the concept of asking out very mechanical, which hardly takes any effort, thus reflecting how casual it is with a minimal sense of true enchantment.
Men should try to go back to following the old dating system, as it was seen in movies of the 60s and 70s, or even before that.
The very point of asking a lady out is to show that you are interested in her and want to know more about her and, if luck favors, maybe have a romantic relationship with her in the longer run.
Some of the very basic skills, or rather, the correct manner of asking a lady out as it used to be done earlier was: placing the proposal beforehand, waiting to receive her outside her door with either a bouquet of flowers or a box of chocolates.
Listed here are a few methods that remind us of the romance of the golden era:
Picking her up at the door
Instead of modern day texts and calls to ask her out or inform her of the place of meeting, waiting outside the door for her so that the two of you could have a walk and get to know each other a little more is much better. Believe it, women love to get picked up from their door.
Bring flowers for her
Flowers can never be turned down. A bouquet of fresh lilies or white roses or simply lavenders can lighten up the day for her. Even a box of her favorite chocolates or a little hand-made card would do.
Dress up properly
Your appearance speaks a lot about your intentions. If you are really looking forward to making this date a memorable one, dress up in a way that makes you look charming. A little effort to dress up in probably a nice suit or simply a good shirt, tucked in well with cufflinks would create the magic. You never know, the way you dress might actually impress the woman you have been trying to woo.
You will also be interested in: 10 Dating Mistakes Men Always Make
Do not make it a casual thing
Make your date a real one, it will surely impress the lady. The interest and effort reflect it. Be sophisticated and chivalrous before the woman rather than having a lame boy next door vibe. Meet the person to ask them out on a date, or at least call her. Try avoiding methods like texts over WhatsApp or messenger. The prior method is more efficient and is always welcome.
Open the car door for her
This is a sign of chivalry when a guy gets out of the car before you do, opens up the door of the car for you and closes it as well, without slamming it, after you are out. This would surely make her hold your arm if asked for.
Introduce her to familiar people
If you are out on a date and you bump into someone familiar, say a friend, do not hesitate to introduce them. This shows that you are not hiding your relationship from people and goes on to show how serious you are about it. Also, do not forget names.
Do not expect to get physical on the first date
A little casual flirting doesn’t mean that the person is ready to do it. Do not ruin the first date by having expectations of being physical in the first instance. Try to have proper communication before everything else.
Follow some of these methods and witness the change yourself!
Featured Image Source: NejroN © 123RF.com