One of the most frustrating parts about dating is navigating all the rules. Everyone thinks they know the dos and don’ts of the dating scene, but the reality is sometimes these well-meaning friends and family members are doing more harm than good. Here are some dating rules we need to stop following.

1. You Can Cook Your Way to Your Partner’s Heart

Similar to the idea that baking cookies or apple pies during home open houses will increase the chances of your house getting sold, there are rumours that if you roast chicken, this will make your partner want to marry you. The theory is that the smell of the chicken will make your partner think of their mother’s home cooking. Even if this were true, who wants to be someone who wants to marry their mother anyway?
You Can Cook Your Way to Your Partner’s Heart