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Rate Your Date – text-version

Date 1

Your date says:

“Let’s go to Steve’s house. His parents are out of town and he’s having a keg party.”

What do you say?

  1. “Okay.”
  2. “No, let’s do something else.”

You choose 1) “Okay.”

You and Date 1 go to the party. There’s beer everywhere and you want to fit in, so you have a beer. And another and another. Soon you’re feeling drunk. But you’re having fun, so you keep on drinking.

What happens next?

After a few more beers, you start to feel sick. You end up in the bathroom for the rest of the night, throwing up. The next day your head feels like it’s about to explode. You can’t eat and just the thought of beer makes you want to throw up.

OR

You choose 2) “No, let’s do something else.”

What happens next?

You and Date 1 go bowling and you have fun laughing about how bad you both are at bowling.

Date 2

You’re out on a date with Date 2 and you tell your date it’s time to leave so that you can be home by the time your parents/guardians said to be. He says, “But we’re having so much fun. Come on. Let’s stay just a little longer.” You want to stay longer, but you have a curfew.

What do you do?

  1. Tell your date to take you home.
  2. Stay out with your date, breaking your curfew.

You choose 1) Tell your date to take you home.

What happens next?

You make it home on time. Your parents/guardians trust you to follow their rules. The next time you want to go out on a date, they will trust you to be home on time.

OR

You choose 2) Stay out with your date, breaking your curfew.

What happens next?

You come home late and your parents/guardians are waiting up for you. They are mad and ground you for two weeks – no cell phone, no Internet, no hanging out with friends, and no more dates with that guy!

Date 3

You are out to dinner with Date 3 and the waiter comes by to take your order. Instead of letting you order, your date orders for you – without even asking! After dinner, you tell your date you want to order a piece of cake, but your date says, “No, I don’t think you need any dessert.” A few days later, Date 3 calls to ask you out again.

What do you say?

  1. “Okay.”
  2. “No thanks.”


 

You choose 1) “Okay.”

What happens next?

You go out to the movies. This time he says you are looking at other guys. All you were doing was looking around the room! You tell him this upset you and he starts yelling at you in front of everyone, calling you names and telling you you’re not worth his time. He leaves you alone at the theater.

OR

You choose 2) “No thanks.”

What happens next?

You feel good about your choice. Any guy who tries to control you is not worth your time!

Rate your date

Think about how you would rate your date. Did you have a good time? Do you think your date is a nice person? Did your date treat you well? Do you think you made the right choice?

 

Content last reviewed June 26, 2008
Page last updated October 31, 2013

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