Once you've scored a date with Mrs. Cooler Than You, realize that at this point, it's the chemistry between the two of you that will either stall you, or send you to the finish line.

We hope this doesn't come as a surprise, but intellectual and emotional connections matter to women. It's what meaningful relationships are built on. You can't fake this, or trick her into it. It's either there, or it's not.

You can, however, be your humorous, kind, and engaging self. You can be interested when she speaks, and ask her meaningful questions. In short, you can stay off of your cell phone, and be fully present.