What the hell are you supposed to say about yourself in your profile? [pagebreak] OUT-OF-TOWN AND OUT OF TOUCH The scenario: “A guy sent me a message saying that he wanted to meet up for a drink, but when I asked when he was free, he said he was ‘going out of town’ for the next two weeks and that we should schedule something after.” — Andrea, 31 The problem..the solution: If you tell a girl you’re “going out of town,” she’s going to assume you’re busy dating other women.By the time your date comes around, she’ll already have lost interest or have found someone more attentive.Be aware of this and realize that he’s okay with disappointing you.Don’t be with someone who doesn’t do what they say they’re going to do.We know that we can be awfully hard on everybody, but we're even harder on ourselves.
We tapped the two comediennes—performing together on Saturday as part of the New York Comedy Festival a.k.a.When they’re like, "Hi, your hair looks good today." "Hi, I like those shoes." But then they also might be gay, but—it doesn’t matter. Because when you try, you end up looking like a fool, and we both feel awkward, and now I have to tell you to walk away.I’m keeping the cocktail that you bought me, but you need to walk away.If he’s choosing not to make a simple effort that would put you at ease and bring harmony to a recurring fight, then he doesn’t respect your feelings and needs.“Busy” is another word for “asshole.” “Asshole” is another word for the guy you’re dating. Go for women you perceive to be "out of your league." You'll surprise yourself.2. Nothing looks more badass than a well-tailored suit.8. Always look a person in the eye when you talk to them.10. Never have sex with anyone that doesn't want it as much as you.3. Never hit anyone unless they are an immediate threat.4. A small amount of your paycheck should go directly to your savings account every month.14. Women are easily scared away online, so you should avoid saying anything remotely controversial or predatory.Stick to neutral subjects — like mentioning a common ground you share based on something you read in her profile.NOT-SO-SMOOTH OPERATOR The scenario: “I recently received a message that said, ‘Damn you’re a pretty white girl, you into muscular black men?’” — Kristen, 27 The problem..the solution: Aside from the obvious inappropriate nature of the comment to a complete stranger, men should never mention their physical characteristics or their own body parts in an introductory message.If you really are going away, wait until you get back to ask her out.