Dating Guys Reveal First Date Turnoffs You Do Without Realizing  

Michael Grimes
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List Rules Guys - vote on the things that girls do on first dates that totally turn you off. Please only vote if you are male!

Here are guys' biggest first-date deal breakers, ranked. We went to AskMen to find out more about men and dating, and what the biggest turn offs for guys really are.  Ladies, if you're wondering what not to do on a first date, read up and take notes. First date etiquette can be tough to navigate, but checking out these things not to do on a first date can help you nail it (pun!). 

1
5,240 1,750
Constant negativity

2
5,300 1,774
Being rude to the waitstaff

3
5,504 1,846
Being arrogant or stuck up

4
6,039 2,035
Checking their phone constantly

5
5,150 1,730
Bringing a friend along without saying anything about it first

6
5,280 1,829
Having no sense of humor

7
1,593 500
SegaGega 32X added She Tries to Find Excuses to Be Mean

8
4,378 1,556
Not talking

9
1,516 530
SegaGega 32X added Looks Down Upon How You Are Entertained

10
4,328 1,731
Talking about her exes

11
3,794 1,528
Talking over you and never letting you get a word in edge-wise

12
3,670 1,484
Talking about how important she is to everyone she knows

13
3,778 1,711
Thick, caked-on makeup

14
3,216 1,477
Chewing with her mouth open

The Best Qualities in a Man

15
3,470 1,607
Assuming you'll do everything because "you're the guy"

16
1,542 688
Robert Babaev added Drops Out After Five Minutes On an Activity Date

17
1,192 561
Odhiambo Otieno added Fishes for Compliments

18
2,755 1,416
Lying about anything in her profile

19
1,442 810
Jeromy Morrow added Appearing Sloppy

20
2,722 1,609
Not eating on a dinner date

21
2,683 1,621
Getting way too drunk

22
2,466 1,512
Talking constantly about herself

23
2,475 1,527
Making fun of other people

24
2,469 2,203
Smoking

25
1,769 2,104
Talking about Western medicine being a scam

26
1,550 2,071
Making a point to tell you "what type of person she is"

27
1,524 2,639
If she doesn't at least reach for the check or offer to pay her half