The ten rules of dating

On one side, write down all the good things you can think of about the person.

You can only write five, so they have to be the five most important or significant good things about them.

I've done it; my friends have done it -- and the worst is when we don't remember we've done it until we get a sobering response the next morning.When you're "full of spirits," you might let your guard down.So, here are the 10 Commandments of Dating Text Etiquette: Do not drunk text.This seems like an obvious one, but it bears repeating.Consider these 10 modern dating “rules” to create a bit of a road map helping you reach your destination of a happy, healthy relationship more efficiently. Before you venture to add someone else to your life, be sure you have cleaned your own emotional closets.

Nothing destroys even the strongest of connections like pursuing love from a broken place. If there is someone you are interested in, make the move.

You might think something is funny that really isn't and you are more likely to cross boundaries that shouldn't be crossed.

You can try the Drunk Text Savior App or delete certain numbers from your phone when you know you're going to be partying.

If it’s more like “he listens to me, is thoughtful and caring, and talks about our future together, but sometimes he picks his nose”, then I’d say you’ve got a keeper.

If you struggle to fill one side of the grid, then it’s easy to see how to make your decision.

This clouded vision can make us more inclined to make choices based on innate chemical responses rather than true potential. A sense of spaciousness where the journey is in this moment is just as much appreciated as a potential destination, which makes for a much more fun, relaxed, and enjoyable dating experience. Honoring what feel is right for you in any given moment is ultimately the only sure fire way to ensure you have an positive dating experience.