Wondering why that guy you met didn't call? It might not have anything to do with you and everything to do with his pal's awful advice. We've compiled a list of 10 of the worst pieces of "wisdom" men share with one another about dating —and yes , we asked them to be percent serious. We've all heard about the legendary Three-Day Rule.
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If their advice has any resemblance to the stuff you see here, let it go in one ear and out the other. Below, seven things experts say never to do, no matter who suggests it. Not only is three days a ridiculous amount of time to wait, but if you treat dating and love like a game, one—or both—partners will end up the loser. Not cute. Even research shows that playing hard-to-get too much makes others like you less. Think about it: We all have insecurities in dating. Do you like it when someone ignores you and then mysteriously boomerangs with an overly friendly reply?
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Learn the honest, non-sleazy way to attract high quality partners. They must understand what other women want! But, their advice can actually hurt your chances more than it helps you.
We hear these pieces of BS advice from people we love and trust, so we assume it's good and valid. So naturally, we find ourselves taking that advice and wondering why it's not actually working and why we just feel horrible about ourselves instead. So next time someone uses one of these on you, you can just ignore their dumb "words of wisdom.