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First Date Pet Peeves For Women

10 First Date Pet Peeves

After Reese Witherspoon said she went out with a guy who corrected her grammar on a first, and last, date (who would correct Reese Witherspoon's anything?), I asked what your first date pet peeves were. From the too casual (letting you pay) to the overzealous (squeezing in the same side of a booth), here are your 10 first date no-nos.

  • Not having suggestions when he's doing the asking
  • Sitting on the same side of the table
  • Taking up an offer to pay or split a check
  • Checking his phone more than once or twice
  • Suggesting a chain restaurant
  • Chewing with his mouth open
  • Asking to meet somewhere, rather than pick you up
  • Talking negatively about anyone, be it an old girlfriend or people passing by
  • Trying too hard (i.e. going to a ridiculously expensive restaurant)
  • Talking about himself too much, especially while saying "it's all about you"

Have any to add?

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jazzytummy jazzytummy 5 years
Double entendres and sexual innuendos...dude, I dont know you that well, stop leering.
LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 5 years
He addresses you with, "Hey."
LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 5 years
Oh, here's another one. You agree to meet & he shows up in a dress shirt, but it's all terribly wrinkled. :faint:
LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 5 years
Showing up reeking of cologne with a gold chain around his neck. Loitering, as if in hopes that he won't have to actually take you out on the date.
totygoliguez totygoliguez 5 years
I don't agree with the picking-me-up on and the taking me to a expensive restaurant, as stated above, it shows that the person is happy to be with you.
amber512 amber512 5 years
Rude to the wait staff is definitely up there.
lickety-split lickety-split 5 years
Agree with the first poster about picking you up/meeting you. And also think very expensive restaurant is a great idea. Wine me, dine me, make me feel like you really wanted to go on the date WITH ME. To me, going to a casual restaurant is like saying, "I had to eat anyway, and I come here a lot, so you might as well join me". A little special attention up front (on the date).
snarkypants snarkypants 5 years
if i were a guy, my pet peeve would be going on a date with a girl wearing as much makeup as that girl in the picture :ROTFL:
Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 5 years
The only one I disagree on is the meeting instead of picking you up. I've been stalked before so maybe I'm just paranoid... but it takes a couple dates before I'm comfortable letting ANY man know where I live. The phone one... I have straight up murdered men for checking their phone too much on a date. No joke I have committed cold blooded murder over that shit.
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