Didn't anyone tell you that awkward is the new cool? We have Zooey Deschanel's lack of coordination and quirky comments to thank for that. The adorkable actress has had love affairs and breakups happen for her both on the screen and in real life. Somehow Zooey has managed to make dealing with relationships totally relatable. With New Girl's fourth season premiering Sept. 16, we can't wait to see what happens to Jess's dating life now that she's back on the market. While we patiently wait to learn Jess's fate, we can garner a few love lessons from her. Check out Jess Day's awkward girl's guide to dating.
If somebody doesn't like you for who you are, then that person probably isn't worth dating.
Do you want someone? Well that lucky crush won't know unless you let it be known.
The awkward people of the world often have limited social skills. There's nothing like a little liquid courage to give you some confidence.
It helps you loosen up, OK?
Sometimes you have to get creative . . . black string is lingerie, right?
But that doesn't mean you can't still show your affection.
Got a raise? Your sister is getting married? Whatever it is, keep your significant other in the loop.
Sometimes you need a little fling, and there's nothing wrong with that.
What Zooey lacks in sex appeal she makes up for in perfectly maintained fringe.
Need relationship advice? Ask for it . . . even if you have to do it in your own strange way.
Dating can be really hard. Even when you're down, think happy thoughts.