If you don't want to be alone—maybe Samantha does—that's a dangerous message. You have a stupid cup-holding barricade in between you two. Give a genuine compliment - tastefully. Even though studies show that men are usually the ones who initiate a conversation with a match according to one OkCupid study , straight women are 3.
Negativity emits itself quickly. And guys who try to mimic the bad boy style come off as disingenuous. At the end of the day, women want men who treat them right. This woman believes in the importance of getting in the right mindset before a date. You have to be in the game to win.