Let's Meet There
A woman can never be too safe, especially when she
is meeting an attractive stranger for a first date.
The smart choice--meeting in a public place--is not
always the decision women make, but should.
The next time you offer your home address to a
new man, consider the following reasons not to:
Safety: A new man is really someone you know
nothing about. Until you get to know him, public
meetings offer a cushion of safety that being alone
in your house with him does not.
Alcohol: People vary in their view of drinking
and driving. it's not a good idea to put your life
in the hands of a man who might drink one too many
before he drives you home. When you drive yourself,
you are in charge of how much alcohol is consumed
before you get in the car at the end of the
How Long the Date Lasts: Nothing is worse than a
date that drags on too long. Meeting your date puts
you in control of your arrival and, especially,
your departure times.
You Don't Have to Clean: Why clean when you
don't have to? If you invite a date to your house,
you're more likely to feel the need to clean up
before he arrives. On the other hand, if you meet
him elsewhere, there is no need to spend
unnecessary time cleaning.
Sex: As it is, the pressure of sex comes too
soon for most people. The temptation to progress to
intimacy becomes more likely if a man drives you
home. An innocent walk to the door can easily turn
into premature sex.
- All hoties are not alike--protect yourself
by keeping your home address private. That way,
if he turns out to be a creep, you won't have to
fret over who is knocking on your door each time
your bell rings.
© 2008, ExpertDatingAdvice.com
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