We've already learned more than a few tricks, tips, and successful techniques along the way too.

Many of them say "please talk to me", "you're cute", "pay attention here".

Others clearly shout "get lost", "not you", or "today is a bad day".

But, if they are horribly crabby or smell like an old gym bag, then it is unrealistic for them to expect others to hunt for the "real them" inside either.

There may be more to a book than the cover - but the cover convinces people to read it in the first place (or leave it on the shelf).

For more on this topic, see: 3) Read and Use Body Language Most dating fails because people don't read the signs.

Every day, people send off a million non-verbal signals.So, in dating, it pays to put your best foot forward. However, grooming, getting some nice clothes that fit and flatter, smelling good, and staying healthy, all go a long way.Similarly, a pleasant disposition is very powerful, not to mention a touch of masculinity or femininity (depending on who you want to attract).Be conscious of what you are trading as you interact.More than anything, clarity on those issues lead to dating success.Welcome back to The Attraction Doctor For those of you following along, I've been blogging here at Psychology Today for a full year this month.