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When I broke up with my last girlfriend I received a rather venomous email chastising me for all my personality flaws. One sentence I'll never forget had to do with her opinion about my manners.When we were dating, this girlfriend used to think it was cute that I wrapped my whole hand around my fork (kinda like a cave man).While more women are more likely to keep their wits about them by choosing sobriety, 24 percent of guys are happy to get a little bit drunk on a date…which is a lovely match for the 17 percent of women who are all for that, too.While no one wants to get rip-roaring drunk on a first date, it’s nice to see that almost 20 percent of ladies out there are happy to get a wee bit tipsy.
At leased it takes the edge off from asking all those questions.We can all agree that bad manners can be dealbreakers on first dates.Here are a few examples of ones that plague me: When I go to fancy restaurants I'm confronted with a confusing array of forks and glasses.I'm also guilty of grabbing the wrong water and wine glass at round tables. A friend noticed meeating pieces of bread when we were out to dinner without breaking it into smaller pieces first.She pointed out my faux-pas but all I thought was, who wants to waste time doing that?For starters, what you order is instantly being judged and women put far more importance on manners than men do ― but are we really surprised by the latter? So what else did the study find about dining on the first date, other than the obvious fact that it’s always a good way to bond?