Which is why I suggest a few rules, well more like guidelines to dating during the cold season. My brothers please just shut it and listen. Thank you in advance.
Do an Autumn cleaning of your phone book.
All non essential( read- booty that you will never see again, except that awkward moment on your local train line).
There is nothing worse than trying and failing to rekindle a dead relationship. Sorry, contrary to popular belief embers of flings that have long since past are not so simple to become roaring fires of passion. Unless it was just that amazing. Just let it go..please. Last I checked there are plenty of good, hardworking single people in the world. And yes more than a couple are looking forward to finding someone to have a nightcap with the option to advance to cuffed status. Heed well Autumn is the season of cutting of the dead weight to make room for the new.
Clearly define your intention
Look, I get it. The pimp/player life is idolized all over. T.V, rap videos, err worldstarhiphop.com(sigh..ratchetnesss) to name a few sources. But in the real world this only leads to increase chances of becoming a real life stat.(3 baby mommas and counting..and why is it burning when I pee??) So yes, clarity is key , now and forever. Trust me, when honesty is involved entire new doors are opened; some of which are well..interesting to say the least. If you refuse to be honest with a potential partner at least be honest with yourself. Ladies, sometimes head at the movies is just that. Just calling like I see it. When you are in the cuffing mode, why waste time with the flavor of the week, when the house special is always on the menu? Remember non essential action leads to moments best left to the likes of teenagers just discovering the joys of lovemaking.
Learn to be selective!!
Can this potential partner satisfy most if not all the requirements necessary to make it to the spring? Or is this just a 6pm, I'm really tired of eating alone kind of thing? Not everything walking on the street is worthy of finding its way into your bedroom. The bedchamber is sacred man. Unless sleeping with everything that moves is your cup of tea, be a little sometimes. Real talk.
So let the cuffing begin> Peace.