If she literally can't keep his name out of her mouth for a couple of hours, it makes me feel like she's clearly not over past issues.I don't want to pick up a saved video game: I'm here to start new." —Orlando O."I always appreciate the offer to split the check, even though I never allow it.

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I actually had one girl, while we were in the middle of a conversation, look over at another girl and say, 'Eww, look at that girl's dress.' The way she said it sounded so bitchy and I wasn't into it at all. The guy will almost always hold the door open, pay for dinner, etc., but it's still nice to hear a thank you and know that it's all appreciated. I've almost come to stop expecting them so it's especially nice when I hear them.

If it doesn't happen in the beginning, he'll think it'll never happen." —Tyler L."It can take the edge off to meet with a group of friends.

If you seem offended by it, that's as far as we go." —Steve M."Girls should try to avoid pre-judging before a first date.

Whether it's someone you're meeting online or it's someone your friends know, aim to drop the things you know about them and start fresh.

If you guys have a great time, you're both left wanting more." —Greg G." /"Please don't assume we're going to the nicest restaurant in the city because I won't take you there.

Opt for something that gives you both an easy out, like lunch or a drink.

There's a hilarious scene in the movie Sleepless in Seattle when Tom Hanks's character contemplates getting back into the dating game and wonders if the rules have changed.

If that describes you, back in the saddle again after a hiatus, divorce or widowhood, know that yes, the rules have changed—and for the better.

Rules about when or whether to hit the sack with a new partner can be confusing.