Take Control of Your Dating Life - Learn To Be Honest.

Why Honesty Is Key

Who said dating was easy?
AOL Personals is here to help you get your love life back on track!

Each week, through Valentine's Day, AOL Personals will show you simple rules and tips to date by. Don't let another Feb. 14 go by dateless. With advance planning and a little encouragement, you'll be well on your way to meeting other eligible singles.

Rule No. 2
Identify What You Really Want From Love

Everybody's got a list of ''mate must-haves.'' Those are the things that you absolutely, positively, MUST HAVE in order to even give a guy or girl the time of day. Write it all down so you'll know the minute you've come across a candidate, otherwise, you'll be shooting in the dark.

Rule No. 3
Recognize Your Imperfections And Work With Them

Look, no one wants to admit they have any fatal flaws, but there's a very good chance you do. Acknowledge your imperfections, since you probably aren't likely to eliminate them at this point in your life, and learn to work with them. You're only human and it's really the perfect person you need to watch out for.

Rule No. 4
If You're Not Over It, Then You're Probably Not Over It

Maybe you think you're ready to date, but you're not quite done mourning the last relationship that didn't work. If that's true, take the time to get over him or her. Otherwise, you're just wasting your time and your dates. The flip side is that dating can be therapeutic so be honest with your date if you're rebounding.

Rule No. 5
Don't Talk Yourself Into Repeating Past Mistakes

Dating is an opportunity to get to know what we definitely don't want in a partner, but we generally forget what we've learned once the next love comeJustify Fulls along. As much as it feels right, it probably isn't if it's what broke up your previous relationship.

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