A street smart dating guide

They are the ones with the everyday knowledge and are less likely to get stuck in ruts and routines. Yes, they might be able to outsmart you a number of times, but your relationship with them is going to be a breath of fresh air.Here are a few reasons why street smart people are some of the best boyfriends to have: 1."The same is true for texting." And don't think that listening to an i Pod is any better. "A bigger purse is attractive to a thief because he thinks you're carrying more stuff in there," warns Kardian."That takes away from your sensory awareness," he says. You may know that it's just your sneakers and water bottle, but he doesn't.Men with street smarts are invariably the bosses As mentioned before, people with street smarts are those who know how to get things done in the world.They are the ones who can overcome obstacles and ensure that they have what is needed.Society may define intelligence by how many university degrees a person has or what job they do but is this really enough when it comes to dating?In the dating world being able to be read people and act accordingly is of paramount importance.

It’s important to realise that just because someone is book smart – a straight-A student with 5 Ph Ds – doesn’t necessarily mean they street smart – as in having life experience, the emotional intelligence to understand people and generally being able to do more alpha-male type practical things such as heavy lifting and changing light bulbs.

Good relationships, Mary suggests, are made not found.

is based, not so loosely, on her own dating experiences, and if you’ve seen her do standup you probably have an intimate idea of what goes down in her bedroom. "I'm great at dating because I am very fun to start a relationship with. And I'm down to travel together and, like, go to another country.

1st published by Harper Collins 2004 2nd updated edition, Mary Balfour Publications 2009 Read Smart Dating: how to find your man Mary’s mission in Smart Dating is to help women find the love they seek – without wasting precious time.

She explains how to be proactive and to create fabulous dating opportunities and relationships with or without dating agencies.