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How To Date Women Who Are Hotter Than You Are

Theres nothing worse than the phrase out of your league when it comes to dating. Its like the English language conspired to put four words together to remind you that theres a class of women out there that youre never, ever supposed to get near.

Fortunately, this is (at least usually) nonsense. There are more examples than we can think of where you find a gorgeous woman on the arm of a guy who is completely, almost offensively ordinary to the rest of us.

So how do those guys go about doing it? Well the short answer is they treatbeautiful womenlike they would any other, and hopefully have a bit of charm and smarts to go with it. Of course, were hoping you dont settle for the short answer, and instead read ahead for our tips on how to date an attractive woman.

Tina Fey is both smart, and really, really good looking. Her long-time husband, Jeff Richmond, is not (although he is, were told, a brilliant piano player.) So how did the 53 Richmond woo her? By taking her to a museum on their first date. It worked brilliantly. He then suggested taking her to the strip club with a bunch of friends. It went less well:

If you ever needed some incentive to become a world-famous, award-winning novelist (albeit with the odd fatwa against you), you only need look at the love life of Salman Rushdie. Rushdie doesnt scream raging sex appeal hes 57, aging and frumpy, and yet does nothing but date and marry a stream of ridiculously attractive women. Put it this way, the author, who wroteMidnights Children as well as the slightly controversialSatanic Verseswas Mr.Padma Lakshmi until 2007. The couple divorced, and so he reportedly bounced back with the not-unattractive Indian model Riya Sen, and when that fell apart dated a bunch more beautiful women, including Pia Glenn, pictured below.

All I had to do was write a book, and now Ive got more game than 99% of you poor bastards

The man quite simply gives hope to erudite people the world round. Any deficiencies in his looks were more than made up for with his brains; so remember, if you think a girls out your league, exercise your thinking muscle just a little bit.

Riya Sen, Rushdies ex. Men all over the world are currently being inspired to write a literary masterpiece.

An attractive girl hits on you. Ninety percent of the time this should run smoothly, but occasionally little panic synapses will start firing away in your brain and youll feel the uncontrollable urge to say something stupid or get irredeemably uptight.

Just remember, shes probably not thinking, Im attractive, therefore everybody around me should tremble, and on the off-chance she is, you probably isnt someone youd want to date anyway. So take it easy, act natural and you never know whatll happen. Youll definitely have a better chance than if you act like a deer in the headlights.

Being fun doesnt hurt either; it might have landed you Anne Hathaway, had you just gotten your act together earlier. Hathaway recently married long-time boyfriend Adam Shulman, who, rumor has it, is actually a normie like the rest of us.

Howd he do it? Well, she actually got together with him by pursuing him, asking him out on a trip. She explained her logic thusly: Of all the people in LA, I thought Id have the best time with that guy Adam.

Anne explains how to woo her, now that its way too late.

Ever heard of a guy called Cash Warren? No? Well, the main thing to know about him is that hes an ordinary guy (although his name makes him sound like the villain in a Dickens-esque 1980s B-movie action script) who managed to set himself up withJessica Alba.

Alba credits her husband for being romantic, thoughtful and helpful around the house. We know, we know, it doesnt sound very glamorous. But then again, if being a nice guy helps set you up with the Jessica Albas of this world, do you really care?

Hes surely doing something right.Dont Push For Sex

This should be obvious, but it isnt always. Youve got an extremely attractive girlfriend, its not a crazy concept that youll want to havesexwith her. Dont push it too far though, or youll end up with one of two options: Shell just keep turning you down, which wont exactly do wonders for either of your respect levels for you. The other option is that is that she takes pity on you and agrees to sex; at which point, it might end up looking something like this:

If youover-complimenther, its going to start to lose its effect pretty quickly. Besides, if shes really that good-looking, shell already heard it a bunch. Its going to get boring faster than you think, and you wont seem charming, youll seem repetitive.

Show interest in her intellect and make her comfortable. Play on your good aspects and not your looks but dont lie to impress her.

I used to think women were complicated. But theyre actually quite simple. Just compliment their shoes and their eyebrows and youre good.

If youget her phone number, wait a bit of time to call her. But these days youre just as like to have made a connection on Facebook, Twitter, or (God help us all) Pinterest. And the same rules apply there; dont overdo it, dont seem too eager, and dont smother her. The same principle that was once phone-exclusive applies across all fronts: a bit of restraint goes a long way.

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