Dating can be tough– and worrying about making a good first impression can be stressful. But there are a handful of things… let’s call them turnoffs, that can make you want to ditch your date before dinner even starts.
They Have Bad Breath
As if talking to someone with bad breath isn’t bad enough, kissing someone with bad breath is unbearable.
They Appear Unkempt
This could mean yellow teeth, stained shirts, nose hair, unkempt feet and nails and not clean shaven or groomed. A woman wants a man who minds enough to take care of himself. This was the biggest turnoff for 26% of singles surveyed.
For 22% smoking was an instant turnoff. Smoking also ties into bad breath as it could be a cause. In addition to the stigma associated with smoking, the actual act of smoking requires time away from a date to go smoke outside.
They Don’t Follow the Golden Rule
“There is nothing more unattractive than being rude or dismissive of those serving you coffee, lunch or dinner, driving you in a cab, and so on. Remember the Golden Rule when you’re out with a new companion.