8 Things Memoirs Teach Us About Dating

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Lesson Learned: Men know what they want
"Until I was 30, I dated only boys. I'll tell you why: Men scared the s--- out of me. Men know what they want. Men ... more 
Photo by: Courtesy of Crown Publishing Group
Lesson Learned: Men know what they want
"Until I was 30, I dated only boys. I'll tell you why: Men scared the s--- out of me. Men know what they want. Men own alarm clocks. Men sleep on a mattress that isn't on the floor. Men buy new shampoo instead of adding water to a nearly empty bottle of shampoo. Men make reservations. Men go in for a kiss without giving you some long preamble about how they're thinking of kissing you. Boys are adorable. Boys trail off their sentences in an appealing way. Boys can pack up their whole life and move to Brooklyn for a gig if they need to. Boys have 'gigs.' Boys are broke. And when they do have money, they spend it on a trip to Colorado to see a music festival. Boys can talk for hours with you in a diner at three in the morning because they don't have regular work hours. But they suck to date when you turn 30." -Mindy Kaling (actress-writer), from Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and Other Concerns) MORE: Hollywood's Friends With Benefits Obsession less 
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