More often, dating doozies result from failure to recognize - or simply accept - the different ways men and women approach relationships.
Then there's the lack of faith in the abundance of the universe - the anxious sense of scarcity that propels us to "make things happen," instead of letting them unfold. It's uncanny how the women I coach all tend to commit the same mistakes (five of which I've outlined below).
Setting ground rules for your own dating life will keep your emotions in check, and may even increase your chances of finding a suitable partner.
If following rules while playing the dating game seems stifling to you, instead consider the rules to be a protective measure.
"Dating can be very emotional," says Sherrie Schneider, co-author of The Rules series of dating advice books.
If you are interested in dating a Mexican then there may be some things about the dating customs of Mexicans that you should be aware of.
So here goes: Dating Mistake #1: Approaching Him First.
Among all the invaluable lessons in authors Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider emphasize this point as the most important.
If you've found yourself in a similar predicament, relax.
But after many dating experiences, there are a few incidents all of us come across in a date. [Read: How to be a good date all the time for more tips] Remember these twelve tips, and almost all the time, you’ll end up making a great impression on your date and having a great time too. Walking in late to a business meeting is terrible, but walking in late to a date is even more so.