10 Lessons We Learned From Reality Dating Shows

We all want the same thing – to find true love…and what better way to find your perfect match than on a reality television show! Here are the 10 most important things to know when looking for a life partner on national television, and don’t forget to watch Mark give love a shot on Burning Love, premiering Monday, February 25th at 10/9c on E!

1. There's no time to make friends when searching for true love.

2. Tell your date about all your favorite interests and hobbies upon first meeting them.

3. A hot tub is a perfectly normal place to get to know someone on a first date.

4. You're most ready for love after a devastating personal tragedy.

5. The odds of finding love are greater if your name is spelled creatively.

6. You don't have to be good at math to know true love when you see it.

7. When in doubt, serenade.

8. Make sure the competition knows you're not threatened by them.

9. The way to your mate's heart is through cooking…breakfast…in mesh gloves.

10. Whatever you do, never hold back.

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