Dating a man

Here's my best advice and things to remember: Women need to think and act the way men do to find happiness. Women have a tendency to meet a guy and then focus their entire lives on him.How many men do you know who are ruining their lives because of a woman? They will stop thinking about attending school or put business plans on hold after meeting someone who sweeps them off their feet. But if he is, you have truly just shot yourself in the foot because you have given up a piece of yourself for a someone who belongs to another. Look at your lover boy for what he is and control your emotions.

"This is nothing compared to the long lines during the oil crisis," I say to my husband, Bronson, as he pulls into a particularly crowded Mobil station near the Holland Tunnel. Or could it be caused by something as shallow and immediate as a woman's not wanting anyone to think her date is her younger brother or, God help us, her son?

I'll take you to a dive bar with amazing burgers to see how you react.

If you're flowing with it and cool, we've got a winner.

Don't ask your friends to tell you everything they can because you can end up with a tainted view of what to expect.

Half the fun of going out is getting to know someone new, so allow yourself to let that happen organically." —Oliver B."Please don't compare us to your exes—out loud or even in your head.