Sex is no longer sacred and potential partners are far quicker to jump in the sack.
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Be sure YOU know the latest dating dos and don'ts.
Back in the day — before women became more independent (thanks, women's rights movement! For the most part, dating was easier: A man courted a woman and both of them knew the end goal if courtship went well ... Now that both genders are evolving socially, dating is far more complicated.
"Hanging out" and "hooking up" have replaced traditional courtship.
Let's face it, when it comes to meeting the next Mr or Ms Right, we could all do with a little help.
Here are seven things to keep in mind next time you're out on a date.Without getting too Sir Lancelot about things, a little etiquette goes a long way. Maybe open the door as she walks through, or offer your arm as she steps down from the curb – but play it by ear and don’t go too overboard.Also, make sure you remember her eye colour (trust us on this one) and when you’re comfortable, maybe test the waters by leaning in a little closer as she speaks – if she backs away, well, it’s probably not going well.The real difference with men and women is that each goes about looking for this connection in different ways.In a moment, we'll look at what you can do to date successfully.But first, let's look at some seriously outdated dating approaches that just DON'T work for you anymore, men.