Prom dating tips

Getting moody and jealous every time you want to talk or dance with someone who’s not them, following you around (breathlessly-waiting-outside-the-bathroom-door-style following), and telling you rather than asking you to slow dance with them are not okay behaviors for a human being in general, let alone a prom date.If you’re feeling suffocated by your date, you can tell them that you need some room to breathe.“Hey, I think we’d both have a better time if we took a little space.The traditional prom look for guys is all the same: a black (or sometimes white) tuxedo rented from a local formalwear shop.If you have a dark suit that fits well and is in good quality, you can also wear this, too.Just make sure it's clean and pressed so you look your best.Sorry guys, you're not going to look as good as your prom date, but you can still try.

If you don't want to drive or don't have a license, renting a limo with a large group of friends is a fun and memorable option.You came to prom to have a good time, your date being a flake doesn’t have to take that away.They're treating you more like property than a prom date. The tricky part is when you decide to go to together, but then under the cold light of a slow-turning disco ball, you remember them introducing you to their grandma as “the one” and accidentally spraying aerosol breath-freshener in your face (twice), and you start to wish you (or they) had said no. You might feel that the awkwardness of breaking up with a date means sacrificing the whole idea of the perfect prom you want. You’re almost guaranteed to have a better night if you’re vocal about how you’re feeling, and do what’s right for you than if you suffer in silence for the sake of what you think you’re supposed to do. You walk into the ballroom together arm in arm, and suddenly he’s gone in a cloud of Axe body spray. You opened your front door and they were down on one knee with an open pizza box and a corsage (who could resist? However they did it, they asked you to prom (or maybe you asked them), and you’re psyched! Prom is a blast and a half, and having a great date can be the hot fudge, Oreo crumbs, and cherry on top. Much like other culturally hyped-up occasions (see: New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day, etc.) Prom Night can feel like something unassailable.

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