"Women can operate with their heart instead of their head." Following dating rules help you set and maintain your own standards and make sure you don't allow your emotions to overrule your common sense.
Gender roles aren't what they used to be, but that doesn't mean that men don't still love the thrill of the hunt. Don't friend him on Facebook, don't text him first and don't initiate anything.
"Don't make booty calls, and don't do one night stands," she says.
It can be easy in the beginning stages of a relationship to want to spend all your free time with your new love interest, but displaying too much eagerness can scare a guy off. Women are wired to be friendly and chatty, and you start showing up at his house unannounced or calling him for no reason, he'll start feeling scared. Women may also get uncomfortable when a man appears too eager.
This rule spans both genders; both men and women don't like to feel ignored or feel as though they are on a date with a jerk.
Use common sense when dating and think twice before allowing yourself a romantic encounter on a whim.
On the other hand, some dating experts caution that moving too soon after a breakup will inevitably result in a rebound relationship.
Examine your feelings and decide when you are ready to start dating again, but don't wait too long.
"If you're divorced, don't talk about your divorce," advises Schneider. Nobody wants to hear sob stories." Ask agrees with this advice and warns men that reveal too much about an ex may result in jealousy issues down the road.