Dating advice…from Mark Twain.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Dec 28, 2011
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Just re-watched Swingers, iconic movie of the 90’s. Here’s a gem via Vince Vaughn, and one from my hero Mark Twain. ~ ed.

“Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.”

~ Mark Twain.

Nothing’s less attractive than unconfident desperation. Nothing’s less effective than self-involved pestering. Nothing’s less genuine than infatuation.

And no wall of fire is hotter—or thinner—than the intimidation that arises when contemplating making the first move. Which brings us to…

Dating advice…from Swingers.

More Mark Twain awesomeness.

Bonus: funny doggie date:


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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