One of the evergreen topics when it comes to dating advice – especially dating advice for men – is about being creepy. Whether it’s about what makes someone a creeper, how to tell if you’re being creepy, or how to flirt with someone without creeping them out, dudes worry about getting hit with the creeper label.
However, one of the issues with creepy behavior is that we tend to see it in absolutes. Once we see something as creepy, it’s hard to see any way that the actions in question could be fixed or redeemed that doesn’t involve 1.21 gigawatts of lightning and a willingness to cross your own timeline.
This week, we’re going to do something different. We’re going to take two incidents of dudes being turbo-creepers, break down where things went wrong… and see how they could have done things differently to get the results they might have been hoping for.