6. Keep your man standing on quiksand by shifting landmarks and goalposts constantly. Once again, this author is telling women to play mind games in order to maintain complete control over the relationship. I just can't say this enough; don't play games!
7. If his shoes are a disgrace, dump him. Unless you are going to be letting the guys you date sift through your closet and rate your clothes, don't do it to him.
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8. If you have a child, don't mention it on the first few dates. Ladies, this is called lying. I regularly tell women it is perfectly okay not to disuss your children in detail on the first few dates. This is just a good safety meassure. Don't give details until you feel you know the guy enough to trust him with information about your kids. However, you should let him know they exist. Don't assume this will scare him away. Frankly, if a guy is scared away by the fact you have kids, it is best to find that out early. When you have children, you are a package deal. If things get serious, he can't choose to have a long-term relationship with you and not your kids.