In addition, I would say that brutal honesty isn't seen as a quality, in Italy.I often noticed that Italians much rather appreciate kindness, even if it's fake.Chivalry and romance aren't dead -- in fact, they're alive and well and much appreciated.So take your time getting to know your date; ask questions, be curious.Don't get too flirty too fast, don't text, and definitely don't sext.Even if you're fresh out of a miserable marriage and new to the singles scene, take a breath.Men are sometimes brought up to think that “following instincts” and “behaving like men do” are the right things to do.Men are subtly supported and encouraged to develope their basic biological instincts, while women are (again, subtly) taught that it is normal for men to act like that.
TOO FAST Maybe you're divorced, newly separated, or have been single forever.
Fellas, if you're in your 50s, single and dating (and feeling like you're not getting anywhere), consider this a little friendly feedback from the ladies.
Maybe you've heard it all before, maybe it doesn't apply to you, maybe you've got the dating thing down -- it doesn't matter.
Maybe you're lonely, horny, you want a girlfriend, need some company, or just need to get laid. We ALL want love, but some guys blow it by rushing.
GF #1: "There seems to be some kind of 'trying on of a girlfriend.' On the first date, I've had a guy take my hand and rub my shoulders, without any words of seduction or romance.