The dating world is tough enough without having all eyes on you every time you go out, and the film and TV star hasn't had a relationship all to herself in 10 years.
“When she looks at you and gives you her attention, smile, point to her headphones and confidently ask, ‘Can you take off your headphones for a minute?
’ as you pretend to be taking headphones off your head, so she fully understands what you mean,” reads one condescending tip in the 1,600-word lesson.
Not that I want to defend the women-with-headphones guy, but here’s a defense of the women-with-headphones guy.
Dan Bacon, the Australian self-proclaimed “dating and relationship expert” behind website The Modern Man, has rightly earned mockery for his smug, pathologically misguided guide to “How to Talk to a Woman Who is Wearing Headphones,” which resurfaced this week after it was originally posted in 2013.
He’s not doing it for anyone serving up the sizzling commentary he so richly deserves.