John Gray is the author of Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus.
Originally published in 1992, Gray’s book became the best selling relationship advice book of all time.
Every date doesn’t have to be “mutually fulfilling.” Providing a fulfilling experience for his date makes it a wonderful date for most men too. Just as a man feels loved and supported when his efforts are noticed, she feels loved and supported by being seen and appreciated.
A man might find this level of attention and praise off-putting, but for a woman, who probably spent a lot of time getting ready for a date and perhaps several days considering what she would wear, compliments are an acknowledgement that her time and effort were well spent.
By discussing the differences between men and women, provides singles with: A thorough understanding of the five stages of dating -- attraction, uncertainty, exclusivity, intimacy, and engagement How to know what kind of person is right for you Answers to burning questions such as why don't men call, or why do some women stay single?Unfortunately, she comes away from the date thinking “What a jerk, he dominated the entire conversation.” So, how do you stop chattering?Just remember this simple rule: don’t talk more than her, and do ask questions. Most importantly, be a good listener, resist that natural male instinct to offer up quick solutions.If you think that dating isn’t a perplexing experience for a man, think again. Guys, all this is proof positive that you don’t like first dates, either.If you want to make the best impression possible, take a look at some of your most common mistakes: 1. Women who are invariably better communicators will ask questions, and be attentive when listening to a response.