For thousands of years, men have tried to understand the rules when dealing with women. Finally, this merit/demerit guide will help you to understand just how it works. Remember, in the world of romance, one single rule applies: Make the woman happy.

Do something she likes, and you get points.
Do something she dislikes and points are subtracted.
[You don't get any points for doing something she expects…]

SIMPLE DUTIES:
You make the bed… +1
You make the bed, but forget to add the decorative pillows… 0
You throw the bedspread over rumpled sheets… -1
You leave the toilet seat up… -5
You replace the toilet paper roll when it is empty… 0
When the toilet paper roll is barren, you resort to Kleenex… -1
When the Kleenex runs out you use the next bathroom… -2
You go out to buy her extra-light panty liners with wings… +5
In the snow… +8
But return with beer… -5
And no liners… -25
You check out a suspicious noise at night… 0
You check out a suspicious noise and it is nothing… 0
You check out a suspicious noise and it is something… +5
You pummel it with a six iron… +10
It's her cat… -40

AT THE PARTY:
You stay by her side the entire party… 0
You stay by her side for a while, then leave to chat with a College drinking buddy… -2
Named Tiffany… -4
Tiffany is a dancer… -10
With breast implants… -18

HER BIRTHDAY:
You remember her birthday… 0
You buy a card and flowers… 0
You take her out to dinner… 0
You take her out to dinner and it's not a sports bar… +1
Okay, it is a sports bar… -2
And it's all-you-can-eat night… -3
It's a sports bar, its all-you-can-eat night, and your face is painted the colours of your favorite team… -10

A NIGHT OUT WITH THE BOYS:
Go with a pal… 0
The pal is happily married… +1
The pal is single… -7
He drives a Ferrari… -10
With a personalized license plate (GR8NBED)… -15

A NIGHT OUT WITH HER:
You take her to a movie… +2
You take her to a movie she likes… +4
You take her to a movie you hate… +6
You take her to a movie you like… -2
It's called Death Cop III… -3
Which features Cyborgs that eat humans… -9
You lied and said it was a foreign film about orphans… -15

YOUR PHYSIQUE:
You develop a noticeable pot belly… -15
You develop a noticeable pot belly & exercise to get rid of it… +10
You develop a noticeable pot belly and resort to loose jeans and baggy Hawaiian shirts… -30
You say, "It doesn't matter, you have one too"… -800

THE BIG QUESTION: She asks, "Does this dress make me look fat?"
You hesitate in responding… -10
You reply, "Where?"… -35
You reply, "No, I think it's your ass"… -100
Any other response… -20

COMMUNICATION: When she wants to talk about a problem:
You listen, displaying a concerned expression… 0
You listen, for over 30 minutes… +5
You relate to her problem and share a similar experience… +50
Your mind wanders to sports and you suddenly hear her saying "well, what do you think I should do?"… -100
You have fallen asleep… -200

ITS THAT TIME OF THE MONTH:
You talk… -100
You don't talk… -150
You spend time with her… -200
You don't spend time with her… -500
You seem to be enjoying yourself… -1000