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Patti says to keep the pickle jar effect in mind when choosing the restaurant for a first date. "We are clearly the most decisive creatures on the planet, women," she says. "And men, please no offense out there, they are the most indecisive. But stop letting them getting away with it."
Patti says to initially let the man pick the restaurant—even if you think your choice is better. "Let him pick it and pay for it," Patti says. "And if he takes you out for a hot dog, well, it is what it is."