Because everyone is on best behavior during a date.If you really want to get to know someone, watch the person at school every day, or both of you get a job together at Mc Donald's.If you're interested in someone who notices your profile or you're intrigued by a computer-generated match, let the e-mail begin. You don't want to learn only one person's interests, ways, or habits.If you're not interested, delete the e-mail with about the same level of remorse you'd feel from dumping jellyfish overboard. You don't want to discover how you react to just one person. Pizza's great, but if you never tried anything else, you'd never know how supper hamburgers and hot dogs and tacos and chop suey are.Instead of leaping headlong into the next romance, slow down and make some personal discoveries that will increase your chances of having your future relationships be more successful.
I’m older and wiser and I think I’d make a great girlfriend. This is the principle behind lotteries, dating, and religion. Save a boyfriend for a rainy day—and another, in case it doesn’t rain. — Jennifer Love Hewitt MORE: 101 Amazing Love Quotes We’ll Never Get Tired Of 6. But then I’d get to where I was likely to have a stroke from the stress of keeping up my act. Dating has taught me what I want and don’t want, who I am, and who I want to be. Dating is really hard because everyone puts on a front.It is a great triumph of skill to gain the former, but a still greater proof of generalship to maintain possession of the latter, for man must battle for his fortress at every door and window.He who wins a thousand common hearts is therefore entitled to some renown; but he who keeps undisputed sway over the heart of a coquette is indeed a hero.Love, love, love -- all the wretched cant of it, masking egotism, lust, masochism, fantasy under a mythology of sentimental postures, a welter of self-induced miseries and joys, blinding and masking the essential personalities in the frozen gestures of courtship, in the kissing and the dating and the desire, the compliments and the quarrels which vivify its barrenness.Dating is not a great way to "really get to know someone." Why?