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Improve your love life with the dating tips in these videos.
You Will Need
- Careful planning
- Diplomatic skills
- A little luck
- Some snacks and drinks to offer your guest
Tell your roommate that you will be bringing a date home. Hopefully, this will ensure that you don’t happen upon any unwanted surprises.
Establish a code
Establish a code that you’ll use when you want the roommate to excuse himself. Ideally, it should be a phrase that will flow smoothly into the conversation, like, 'Would you like something to eat?'
Forewarn your date
Forewarn your date about any of your housemate’s weird traits and tics. It helps if they’re prepared for the worst.
Find things in common
Come up with a few things your date and your roommate have in common so you won’t face awkward silence once the introductions are made.
Laugh at roomie's expense
Enjoy a few laughs at your roomie’s expense when he leaves the room. Unwarranted cruelty is always a great way to bond.