Sharp Dating

Top tips from Sharp Women - Getting the first date you want

SharpWoman bare all in their advice on how to get and look good on that all important first date. Read on . . . When calling for a date. (1) Think "sooner" rather than . . . When planning to ask a woman out - think ahead. Don’t call her up...

Giving Flowers 101

Giving Flowers 101 If you’ve ever wondered why a virile, manly guy like yourself should ever bother to learn about something as dainty and frilly as flowers, here’s your answer. Women Love Flowers Yup, on the scale of romantic gestures guaranteed to score...

SharpMan Charm School: How to Be Charming

We’ve all seen him: the guy who breezes into a room, smiles, winks and leaves men, women and animals swooning. Guys want to be him, women want to date him, and everyone else just wants to be around him. What’s he got that you don’t? The...

Dating Tips for Shy Guys

There she is: that cute woman who’s exactly your type, standing over by the cheese dip laughing and talking with her friends. Oh, if only you had the nerve to approach her and introduce yourself–but what if you did, and ended up looking...

Prenuptial Agreements 101

Prenuptial Agreements 101 In a perfect world, all SharpCouples would marry and live happily ever after. Then SharpMen could simply focus on home decorating tips, fun family vacation sites, and creative ideas for your 50th wedding anniversary. Unfortunately,...

The Appeal of the "Bad Boy"

The Appeal of the "Bad Boy" More than a few "nice" SharpMen have written in lately, complaining that the women they know only like dating losers. What’s their reasoning for this phenomenon? They believe that women can’t control their attraction to morally bankrupt...

The SharpMan’s Guide to Dating a Single Mom

With more than 11 million single parents (at least half of whom must be women) in America today, there is a good chance that at some point you may meet a sexy single mom and, if you are lucky, land a date. What Do We Mean By "Dating?" What...

Date Conversation 101: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

Couldn’t get a second date with that lovely SharpWoman and aren’t sure why? Maybe you inadvertently brought up a subject of conversation that turned her off. It’s easy to do, even for the most romantically experienced SharpMen. Many common...

(Lucky) Seven Ways to Know if She's Worth Pursuing

Think you’ve met someone great? Want to know whether to pursue? Check out these seven SharpDating tips to see if she’s right for you: One. She’s focused on you. Her attention is not distracted by an ex-boyfriend, a male friend whom she has...

SharpDating Guide for Getting Past "Just Friends"

SharpDating Guide for Getting Past "Just Friends" "I just want to be friends." "You’re so nice, but I just don’t feel that way about you." "You’re like a brother to me." "I don’t want to risk our friendship." "I just don’t want a relationship right now." Makes you cringe, eh? What soul...

The SharpMan's Guide to Double Dates

At some point in their lives everybody goes out on a double date, and now that spring is in the air, it could happen to you soon. Whether it’s a casual night with a group of friends, or a first date set up by your buddy’s fiancée, double...

Picking Good Date Restaurants

Ever agonize over which restaurant to visit with your SharpWoman? Having trouble picking that special restaurant for your anniversary? Or worse yet, wondering where should you take someone on your first date? Check out these SharpDating...

Apologizing 101: How to Apologize Without Giving In

Apologizing 101: How to Apologize Without Giving In Face it: No one likes to fight. And fighting is even less pleasant when you have no idea what your SharpWoman’s problem is — or worse — you know you’re wrong, but just can’t bring yourself to say those three magic words, "I’m-sorry-pumpkin...

Meeting Women: Smooth Lines

You’ve spotted your target. You just know she’s Ms. Right Now. How to make the move? Rule number one: anything you read in an e-mail forward won’t work. Trust us. Instead, check out these SharpMan tips on smooth lines and props to help...

Blind Dating 101

So you’ve never seen her before, but you’ve agreed to take her out. Relax, buddy, you’re not the first and you won’t be the last. Still, the horrifying experiences of the SharpMen who came before you can give you a few pointers on the dos...

More Great Dates: Beyond the Dinner Date

More Great Dates: Beyond the Dinner Date In past issues, SharpMan.com has made a case for why taking a woman to "dinner-and-a-movie" is a first date dud (See The Case Against Dinner & A Movie). In this article series we provide you with a few alternatives to the old standard...

The Case Against Dinner and a Movie

Finally! You met someone interesting enough to ask out. You plan to make the call tonight. Nothing complicated, a dinner-and-a-movie kind of thing, i.e., a "safe" first date. Our advice? Don’t do it. Read on for the SharpDating case...

Taking a Date When You're in the Wedding

You couldn't be more proud that your friend has tasked you with groomsman responsibilities. But suddenly, being a guest at the wedding isn’t all about free food, an open bar or showing up with a hot honey on your arm. Suddenly it's about...

10 Last Minute Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Most women love Valentine’s Day. Many SharpMen, on the other hand, feel that it’s one heck of a manipulative holiday…another event created solely to sell merchandise. To that we say, "True. But get over it and plan something great." The...

The Ten Big Dating Don'ts

One thing is for sure: dating isn’t for sissies. Of course, it doesn’t have to be for neurosurgeons and rocket scientists, either. How much brain power does it take to understand that it’s a good idea to clear out the drive-through burger...