Dating Tips for Depressed People

It’s Saturday. I want to help. So here are some tips for getting that date while you have the blues.
  1. Get yourself out there. Start by crawling out from under the covers.
  2. Wash your hair.
  3. Sighing deeply is not a good ice-breaker.
  4. Sobbing into your milkshake generally doesn’t get the boys to the yard.
  5. Make eye contact. Begin by not staring at the floor.
  6. “Great smile. You must take some really good meds” is not a good pick-up line.
  7. Show off your chest! Stop slouching.
  8. Oversize sweats won’t get you to first base.
  9. Black is only considered slimming if the label is Chanel, a French house not known for putting elastic waistbands in its clothing.
  10. Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkee does not count as an aphrodisiac.
  11. Listing off all the ways it sucked is not the best answer to “How was your day?”
  12. Come up with different first date ideas other than listening to The Smiths with the shades drawn and cutting yourself.
  13. End the date with a kiss and not with a threat to slit your wrists if he doesn’t call you.