"dissapointed to see no one's posted in over 2 yrs! but I will anyways.
Most concise way i can describe it is..lather, rinse, repeat.
Mon-Thur = long hours in the labs/classes, eat, sleep
Thurs-sun = long hours partying,…"
"I think they are far superior to belts in the sense that they hold up a pair of pants far better and are much more comfortable to wear. I generally try to coordinate mine with the ties I am going to wear, not match exactly that is when…"
"Black pants are actually the worst choice.
Black makes you look like a waiter and is not at all versatile.
Charcoal is a far superior option. Strike black from your work wardrobe, unless it's a belt or shoes."
"If you go into the men's department at you local Nordstroms there is a style guide they have put out. Its about $20 and is chock full of useful information. How to buy a suit, difference between a sports coat and blazer, shirts, patterns,…"
"I have to agree about the undershirt. Grey is much better than white. If you don't believe me, go ask your wife/girlfriend about what color bra they would wear under a white shirt (or, if you don't have one of those currently, go ask at…"
"As an employer in my community I can honestly tell you dressing up for an interview makes a huge difference. I cannot tell you how many people turn in really good resumes and then show up for the interview in torn jeans and a t-shirt. I just want to…"
"I just can't bring myself to get behind the v-neck. I had a VP who swore by them (and nagged me until I wore them), following the rule of "a gentleman's undergarments should never be visible." I understand it, but I really thing…"
Interestingly, I'm not sure I have learned anything. I must be incredibly lucky or way more attractive than I thought (haha.... yeah right).
Anyways, what has seemed to work best with me when I am meeting them for the first time is not caring. If I don't care what the girl thinks about me, I tend to just be myself. And that's all it takes. I'm just being authentically me and not trying to be anyone else. What stems from that is a more relaxed and confident me. I was also kind of a dick when I first met her.
And to prove this wasn't a fluke, I also met a couple of ladies at Disneyland on Friday and acted the same way I did the first time. I could have easily gotten numbers and what not, but I didn't want to get a number and then be expected to use it. It's not fair to the girl I was originally dating (IMO) and it's not fair to the new girl either.
The date went well man. By the end of it we were just strolling with my arm around her shoulder or holding hands. It's moving well. Second date will be sometime next weekend. This weekend ended up being not possible because of logistics.
It's going decently well and I'm excited to see what's going to happen.
Thanks for getting back. The dinner was very FRIENDly. I wouldn't mind seeing if I could do something more with her, but I wouldn't want to make things awkward. She is a good friend, and I guess that's what she'll stay.
Disneyland was pretty dang awesome. My original plan was to go meet up with my friend, his girlfriend, and one of her friends. I also found out my best friend from San Diego was coming up, so I was going to spend a little time with him before the first friends showed up. First friends flaked, so I planned on spending time with Dan. Dan comes up with his friend, the friend's girlfriend, and the girlfriend's best friend. He deferred her to me, so I went in thinking, "Hey, this might be some good practice to see what I can do." Let's say that I did well, and now have her number. I'm aiming to take her out next weekend. :D
Last weekend my buddy had the idea to go to a bar to, "Pick up chicks." So we went to said bar and well.. that didn't work out so well. It was interesting to go and see what other people our age do to hit on women and well... I don't like it.
Last night, I went out to dinner with a lady friend. I have to say that it was definitely "just friends", but I wouldn't mind it being something else. I'll let this one play itself out.
Also, Friday I MIGHT be going to Disneyland with a friend, his girlfriend and one of her sorority sisters. This could be promising... We'll see.
"Incidentally, you mentioned "very depressed." If that is the case, you do need to see a professional.
Remember: depression is a complex medical condition which affects multiple systems and processes. ONE symptom of depression is that it…"
"A) There is no "foolproof" way. Humans are all individuals, and we all have different motivators. Therefore, none of us can present you with a foolproof way.
B) Ask yourself: "Who is an expert in tweaking personality traits?"…"
"Re: "school kills...creativity:"
After one has mastered the task at hand, the student can be as creative with the skill as possible. But, while learning the task, it is a necessary fact that the learning be very controlled (appearing less…"
The older I get the less time I want to be around / spend time with / listen to / talk with / argue with / Fs and Is. Any more I give them a courtesy listen then move on. This includes guys at work and even some former friends. I guess I just don't care that much anymore. Yes, I have a wide variety of friends. I just feel I want my life to be a little more contented. BTW It seems like it is almost always men. Life is not always hard but it can often be difficult.See More
"I feel like school kills most of any sort of creativity, even in those classes, and I only did the bare minimum to pass. I did okay in those classes, but wasn't particularly interested in them due to the structure. But my opinion is that modern…"