Presentation on theme: "Let’s talk dating…. 1. What is your ideal or dream date? 2. What would be (or has been) your worst date? 3. Your first date was…. 4. I think dating should."— Presentation transcript:
1. What is your ideal or dream date? 2. What would be (or has been) your worst date? 3. Your first date was…. 4. I think dating should be… Dating is about getting to know each other and getting to know YOURSELF.
Socialization ◦ To develop appropriate social skills. (use proper communication skills) ◦ To practice getting along with others in different settings. ◦ To learn about yourself and to build confidence.
Recreation ◦ To have fun and enjoy the companionship of others. ◦ To try new and different activities. ◦ Gain new experiences.
Mate Selection ◦ To see others in many different settings. ◦ To compare the personality and characteristics of many people. ◦ To learn about the opposite sex. Lightening
Look at your 4 dating plans and evaluate each of them on the other side of the paper for how they follow, or do not follow, the 3 purposes of dating. ◦ 3=You should write a book on dating ◦ 2=Room for improvement so add some variety ◦ 1=Sad. Your date, and you, deserve better ◦ 0=Why even go on the date? Could this be why you had the worst date? Explain: Now Look at your ideal date and adjust it to meet the 3 purposes of dating. Change or add at least 1new idea to better the date.
$$$$ get’s in the way of dating. Either we think we don’t have enough for the date or we spend too much on the date. Both influencing the dating experience! In Your Study Guide the assignment says: ◦ Your assignment is to go on a date! But, the catch is you can only spend $5.00, this does not include gas. Below is a list of suggestions from the boys/girls. Make sure your try and follow the items suggested by the boys/girls below. Be creative! The best way to do this assignment is to go with a group and put all the money together to help it stretch farther. Write a brief summary of what you did on your date and how the date went. Have your date sign the bottom. GOOD LUCK and HAVE FUN! Due: __________________. This is me (big)
Write or draw 3-5 pieces of information about you really big on the paper. “Speed Dating” ◦ Hold paper in front of you and walk around reading what everyone wrote. 1. Sit with one person and discuss papers 2. Your group of 2 grab another group of 2 3. Your group of 4 grab another group of 4 4. Your group of 8 grab another group of 8 How did round 1 differ from round 4? ◦ Compare single dating to group dating pro’s/con’s
The most stable and meaningful relationships are between people who know each other well. (Superficial vs. Personal) They use their mouths for talking. Attraction to each other is NOT enough for the relationship to develop and survive. ◦ What problems occur when the relationship progresses physically without the stability of knowing each other? HOW Can we get to know each other better?
Do these with your table partners. What are 2 questions you could ask your date to get to know them better? Group members answer these questions What are 2 inexpensive dates you could plan that will allow you to get to know your date better?
Why did your parents name you what they did? When is your birthday? What is your favorite birthday cake? Where were you born? What is your favorite color? How tall are you? Do you have a job? Favorite Movie? What type of music do you listen to? Why do you think people use curse words? If you could add one item to your bedroom, what would it be? Describe your perfect day… What qualities do you look for in a date? In boy/girlfriend? When are you (or have been) most afraid? What is the one thing you couldn’t live with out? If you could pick a new first name, what would it be? If you could change one thing about yourself what would you change? What’s job would you never want to have? What is the most important thing in your life? What are you the most passionate about? Other than your appearance, what is the first thing that people notice about you? What is the one thing that people DON’T notice about you that you WISHED they would? Where do you see yourself and what will you be doing this same time next year? If you could do anything today, what would it be? What is your biggest pet peeve (something that bugs you) What is the best vacation you have ever taken? If your house was on fire, what is the one thing you would grab on the way out? What house hold chore do you hate the most? How many times have you moved? How long does it take for you to get ready in the morning? What is your favorite time of year? Why? Do you put things off until they are due? On a scale from 1-10, what is generally your “Happiness” level? Do you arrive early, on time or late? Who is the best teacher you have ever had and why? Are you a frugal or impulse buyer? How often do you exercise? Do you go to the gym or exercise by yourself? Do you like kids? When you get out of bed do you make it right away or make it later? When you park at a store, do you park in the same place or random places? Do you like traditions? Do you like scary, action, funny or uplifting movies? Do you like to plan things or are you spur of the moment? Do you like to dress up and go out or do you like to go casual? What is your favorite holiday, why? What is the one thing that you can’t stand doing, why? What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? What is your favorite sit down/fast food restaurant? What would you order? Do you like cartoons? What is your favorite type of food? What sport do you enjoy playing? What sport do you enjoy watching? What is your favorite Disney movie? What do you do to cheer yourself up when you are sad? What possession would you never let anyone borrow? What makes you laugh? Are you an early bird or a night owl? If you could change something that happened to you what would it be? What do you like to eat for breakfast? Is your bed made?
Socially ◦ Manners, polite, able to make friends, gets along with others Emotionally ◦ Controls emotions, expresses feelings appropriately, cares about other people (family) Cognitively ◦ Can they think and act for themselves? Sense of humor, follows a personal values and belief system, priorities, goals Physically ◦ Habits, hygiene, activity level, cares 31 flavors
An important function of dating is to be able to (test) compare personalities and characteristics in different settings to discover the real person. ◦ Bowling in a prom dress for a date You can learn something about yourself too. Cat and Mouse
Cat and Mouse Hug a potholder Wink em’ Lightening Bolt Fruit Basket Rise to the Occasion It takes 2 (to smash a balloon) Paper bag Animal sounds