Men tell: First date turn-offs

By Miss Kes

Friday, October 20, 2017

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Ladies, heading out with your girlfriends is totally different from heading out on a date with a man, especially if it is the first date. Always remember this – first impressions last.

No doubt about this, he will be observing you and your mannerisms, and no doubt about this, he will make a conclusion about your future together.

Here are five things men say won't guarantee you a second date:

1. You're poorly attired

Find out where the date will be, and even if it's a surprise, get an idea about the dress code before you venture out. If you're poorly attired, he will wonder if you're always going to embarrass him.

2. You flirt too much

Have something to offer the man other than sex or promises of a good time. Have a conversation. Ladies, you need to show a man that you can carry an intelligent conversation.

3. The selfie queen

Try to focus on your date. Don't just focus on your image, and posting everything about the date on Instagram. Ask questions and allow your date to be engaged in the moment. Don't steal the show.

4. WhatsApp addict

Technology and social media can be a blessing, but when it reaches the point where you are on a date and you are busy with WhatsApp, that date will probably be the last one. A man admires a woman who knows how to balance and manage her life. Give your friends their time and give your man his time. Don't try to cross the two, you will destroy that relationship before it even begins.

5. The glutton

It is totally not okay to order one of everything from the menu because you are not paying for it, or to order the most expensive item on the menu because you're hungry. That man will be calculating how his pockets will be affected when dating you.




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