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5 Steps to Prepare Yourself for Dating

Dating is simple but before you can go and outwardly date you have to get yourself ready. In case you haven't noticed, the only thing stopping you from dating as many women as you can handle is you. Dating is as simple as walking up to girls and playing the numbers game. Some will bite, some won't. Even Albert Pujols only gets a hit 3 out of 10 tries (and a home run just 1 out of 11 tries). And the only thing stopping you from becoming a major league hitter in the dating world is that voice saying you shouldn't approach a girl for a plethora of reasons. You need to get prepared for dating, my friend, and here's how you do it.

1. Mental Game

Too many guys have a “can't do” attitude. You just need to get to a place where you are comfortable being who you are and understand that women are not that hard attract.


You need to understand that if you don't look like Brad Pitt, it doesn't disqualify you from dating very attractive women. If hot girls only dated guys who looked like Brad Pitt, every fat ugly and poor schlub you know wouldn't be in a relationship.


You need to understand it's a numbers game. You win some, you lose some


You need to understand rejection isn't personal, especially out front. Remember that your competition, that is, other guys, are in the same boat as you.


You need to forget about the “what if” and just go for it. Worst case scenario, you are right back where you started – alone with an infinite amount of internet porn.

2. Hygiene

Teeth, pits, hair, crotch. Keep those clean. Smell good, its important. You want to be the best you that you can be. Good hygiene will immediately make you better than an unfortunately huge amount of other guys.

3. Fashion

You don't need to look like a page out of GQ, but you need to realize that no girl wants to date the guy in the sweatpants and hoodie. Just do your thing but do it well. Be well kempt and well dressed and you have another big thing over the majority of guys.

4. Crib Notes

It's good to have an idea of what you want to talk about. Politicians have a stump speech, comedians have a “tight five” minutes. This is your fall back stuff and if all else fails you can just bring out the tight five and make the most of it. Have some good stories and things you are passionate about. That alone will make you more interesting than other guys and hopefully give you something to connect over.

5. Confidence Will Get You Everywhere

There are millions of dating advice articles out there. Some are useful, some aren't. Really, they just aren't necessary. It doesn't matter what you say, it doesn't matter how you look, you just need to be confident and comfortable with who you are. But you also need to realize that any fat, ugly, and poor guy can instantly improve with good hygiene, being well dressed, and having a personality. If that guy also has confidence, there is much less than you might imagine between him and Megan Fox.