Making it casual indicates that you put value on the person and not the actual night out, Madeleine says.And by showing that you are not willing to give a total stranger more than 60 minutes of your time, Madeleine also says you are illustrating your own self-respect.'Ask questions of your date that demonstrate you are interested in who they are as a person,' Madeleine says.
To get started, Her Campus has put together a list of the DOs and DON’Ts of college dating.If you’re interested, all it takes is a slow pack-up-and-hang-back after class to initiate conversation.Find out where the hot spots are each night of the week(end), and make sure to show up every once in a while. Post major break-up, sifting through the detritus of my life, I found “THE LIST." Years before, after another brutal split, I had written out an honest list of everything I wanted in a life partner.From being nice to children and the elderly, to detailed sexual desires I wouldn't let anyone read, I didn't hold back. It was my moment except it was more like Eat, Cry, Eat. So I made a promise to myself: The next guy I was going to meet would be the 100% guy. My hand grabbed the nearest thick red marker and at the top of the list I announced: Armed with my new mandate and ready to move on, I started to date men again.