Love Bytes: Is Your First Date Doomed Already?

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Plus, everything you've ever wondered about pheromones.

You always want to make a good first impression on a date, but did you ever consider that your suggestion for the date could be making the first impression for you? Here are a few common date suggestions, what they communicate, and how to up the ante on your suggestion to make that first impression a little more refined. (AskMen)

Your new-found flexibility will open lots of doors for you and your S.O. (Starts With You)

The road to love can be laden with potholes, but it doesn't have to be a terrifying ride. (The Stir)

This new app puts a sexy twist on the phrase, "Call me, maybe?" (Huffington Post Weird News)

All hail the powerful vagina. Come hither subjects and witness the pain some women must endure. (Refinery29)

Think about your position in the relationship before you give in to his charm. (A New Mode)

Age is just a number; until it's not. (College Candy)

Mila Kunis is pregnant and still looking better than everyone else in a mini-dress. (SheFinds)

There's a reason that Rogaine exists. Everybody can appreciate a memorable haircut. Here are 10 unforgettable coifs! (Modern Man)

Pheromones are a thing — a serious, smelly, game-changing thing. (Dear Vagina)

Marriage is hard, especially for newlyweds. (SheFinds)

Going over the moon and falling back into the stars is not a good progression. You always end at the moon. For your partner's health, no go-backs. (Dear Vagina)

Theo James is a sexy beast. Diverge from typical weekend plans and go witness his skill on the silver screen. (Cupid's Pulse)

We all have that one place where we want to do something naughty. (Gurl)

The zombie. The fish tank. The zoolander. What do they all have in common? They are terrible ways to smooch. (Em & Lo)

Relationships are never easy, but there are ways to help you deal with the stress. (Cupid's Pulse)

TV shows frequently hurt my inner fangirl's feelings. There's nothing worse than a season finale. But having your S.O. buy you fan merch is a perfect way to cheer you up! (HiConsumption)

8 children's TV shows that are secretly creepy. I thought Teletubbies was bad. That's nothing compared to these bewildering new children's shows. (Not a good pick for date night.) (Guyism)

It's nice to know when your crush is reciprocated. (A New Mode)

The internet is full of trolls. Read everything with a critical eye. Trust no one. (BroMyGod)

Admitting your romantic interest is difficult. Try to avoid jumping to conclusions. (A New Mode)

Taking quizzes in school is one thing. Taking quizzes about life and love is way different (and more fun)! (Gurl)

Bedtime is fun with or without a partner, but this puppy makes a great argument for wanting to stay up late. (BroMyGod)