10 Dating Rules That Every Indian Couple Should Start Breaking

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By Tanvi Deshmukh Last Updated:

10 Dating Rules That Every Indian Couple Should Start Breaking

Every generation has a new set of dating rules that are meant to be broken by its succeeding one. And the rules that you have heard of, or have been following are from a world that you do not even belong to. Today, what the world thinks about you and your dating habits does not matter anymore. When you are in love, no one really cares about dating rules, whatsoever.

Well, here are ten rules of dating that every couple should start breaking, NOW!

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#1. Let the man handle the bill

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On one side, we are talking about equality and on the other, we expect the man to pay the bill every time. Why? A Relationship is about two individuals. And, it is as much a woman’s duty to be responsible for things that as a man is. In a world, where a woman is no less than a man, why not take a step to pay the bill for a change? After all, it is for the time that you both spent being happy.

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#2. Never date a man younger than you

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Gone are the days when a woman would only get married to someone older than her. Love is not bound by the restrictions of age, caste or creed. It just simply happens. Dating someone younger to you will not just make you feel young again, but also teach you a lot about how life can be looked at from a whole different angle.

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#3. Never date your co-worker

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While everyone says, dating your co-worker will hamper your work, we do not agree with it. In a world, where all your time is devoted to your work, it would be a rather good thing to date your co-worker. A lot of couples today, have been breaking up because of lack of time. Well, imagine how beautiful life would be, if you could be with your partner all the time. But remember, you should be mature enough to keep your professional and personal lives separate.

#4. Let the guy take the first step

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Women, today, are bold, independent and self-made. May be the guy you like, may not be as bold and forward as you. But, he could be the one you have been looking for. Then, why not take the first step and confess your feelings to him? It is always better to take the first step rather than keep waiting.

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#5. Do not kiss on your first date

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Sometimes, the spark just starts flying in the first meeting itself. Although, it may not always be a good idea to go with the flow. But, it is always better to rather live in the moment than regretting it later on.

#6. Do not wear something too sexy on your first date

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There is nothing more satisfying than being yourself in a relationship. If you are bold and sexy, who loves to flaunt her assets, then so be it. A true gentleman, will love your confidence.

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#7. You cannot date someone your friend dated

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Time is the best solution for all problems. Sometimes, things fall apart so better things can fall into the right place. Your conscience may not let you date someone your friend dated. But your heart will simply not agree to listen to it. It is time to break the ‘Sisters Before Misters’ rule.  

#8. Only HE gets the condoms

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When it is the woman who has to face the consequences of going all the way, then why is it not her responsibility to get the condoms as well? You cannot always live in fear of what the world will think of you when you buy condoms at a medical shop.

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#9. You should only date ‘your type’

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As they say, ‘opposites attract'. You can never really define ‘your type’ when it comes to love. When you fall for someone, you simply fall for the person that he or she is. It is your life, and your choice. You are as beautiful as anyone in the world and there is no one who cannot be ‘your type'. So, be confident and be you.

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#10. You cannot call the person immediately after the first date

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Taking the step to message or call immediately saying, ‘what’s up?’ will not make you sound desperate. In fact, it will just show if you enjoyed your date or not. This could take your relationship to a new high, and can even strengthen the bond.

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So, girls and boys, it is time to stop playing by the rule book and follow your own heart's lead.

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