Manhattan rule: Go get him, but make him think he got you It's not hard to get someone's attention - making a fool of yourself is easy, and he will certainly notice that.
The important thing is getting the right kind of attention.
In Manhattan, you can order virtually any dish and have it delivered in time to appear as if you cooked it. So, it's essential that you learn to cook one or two things, especially meat. He'll love you for it - and you can get takeaways the rest of the week. Waxing is the only way to go and you'll never regret it. If you are concerned about pain, take two shots of vodka and a Nurofen beforehand. Manhattan rule: Let a man be a man There is one clear rule on which I will not waver: let him pay.
That's been the secret of Manhattan girls for years. Do not assume you are splitting the bill, which is crucial on the first date.
THE SHAMELESS FLIRT: However enamoured with you he says he is, he constantly checks out other women and makes suggestive comments to them - often in front of you. I was kidding."British dilemma: Should I make the first move?
Manhattan rule: Nothing good comes easy, so why should you?
You are a lady, he asked you out (if you are playing it the right way) and he should treat you. We all have it - the inner psychotic who lives inside of us.
Besides, if you are a true NYC girl, you've spent twice the cost of the meal on your bikini wax, pedicure and blow-dry. If you want to be the girl, then let him be the man. We try to keep her under control, but every once in a while we find ourselves grabbing his mobile and furtively looking for inappropriate text messages from other girls, especially ones with lots of xxxxs at the end.
She was at a big charity event in New York when she spotted a man who was just her type. Instead, she took a big breath and approached him smiling. Give the guys a break - it's not easy making the first move.
So now you have his attention, how do you keep his interest?
It's a sign of respect, as if it's a privilege for him to spend the evening in your company and he wants to take care of you, in some way. I advise British friends to date more than one man at a time so whatever is crazy inside them isn't aimed at one guy - spread your craziness around!
If you're dating Mark and James, and Mark doesn't call when he says he will then it's no problem - you can send a flirty e-mail to James.
Follow my advice and you'll learn how to win at the dating game.