You will go on dates with people you will never speak to again, and for good reason.

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In a lot of ways, though, this is the least important question here, and the one people waste the most time on.

Like really, are you NOT going to date someone who's otherwise really attractive because she likes ?

If you’re looking for a fun Saturday night date or a happily-ever-after mate, this is the guide for you.

Whether you’re young and haven’t dated much or older and have been out of circulation so long you’ve forgotten how to flirt, dating can be intimidating. Joy Browne, America’s favorite psychologist, demystifies the whole dating process, from getting a date, plotting the place, and having a great time (or dealing with dud dates) to moving beyond a first date, playing it safe, and how sex can impact a budding relationship. Joy offers updated guidance on how to find a date, covering "speed dating," Internet dating services, and singles nights at grocery stores and other unexpected places.

This may be true, but clichés are clichés because they're true. Favorite books, movies, shows, music and food: It is tempting here to list EVERYTHING that you think is cool and interesting, but please don't. If you're a HUGE music buff, then make a longer music list.

But don't scroll through your i Tunes seeking out names of bands you think may be cool, or that you like.

If you're not passionate about a category, don't list anything. People LOVE giving recommendations, and, again, it makes starting a conversation much easier.

It allows them to start a conversation in which they're an expert.

There should be room for follow-up questions, and reason to be curious to hear the answers.

The people who ask the questions you're most excited to answer are likely a stronger match for you. It's okay that not everything about you fits in here.

She was #10 on the list of the 25 Greatest Radio Talk Show Hosts of All Time, and has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Talk Show Hosts nine times. Joy can frequently be seen on television as a guest on shows such as CBS’ The Early Show, Oprah Winfrey and Larry King Live. Joy has authored: It’s A Jungle Out There Jane, Dating for Dummies, The Nine Fantasies That Will Ruin Your Life, and Getting Unstuck.