Dating advice (was FW: I am so totally controlled by my environme

Dan Kohn (
Sat, 23 Aug 1997 14:46:47 -0700

Many years ago, my mother gave me some very good advice for dating:

"Be interested not interesting."

You'd be amazed how well this works. (Especially since FoRKers tend not
to be naturally reserved.)

- dan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: I Find Karma []
> Sent: Saturday, August 23, 1997 1:15 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: Books (was FW: I am so totally controlled by my
> environment...)
> > 2. How men and women have slowly learned to have interesting
> conversations
> If the book teaches me how to have an interesting conversation,
> that alone would be worth the money.
> As for now, I fake "interesting" by seeming "interested" in whatever
> the "other" wants to talk about.