First impressions are very important of course, however, little attention is often paid to the second ones. Anybody can conceivably look good but once you’ve caught the eye, how do you capture the mind? (Not in a zombie-eating-brains kind of way, obviously). The key is in conversation, a meeting of minds through the beauty of language with the strict avoidance of a clashing of heads – literally and metaphorically, of course. There is no point in telling you what to say to a young lady before informing you of what you must strictly avoid! Below are a number of topics/styles of conversations which are horrific turn offs (to the general and generally, sane population of women out there, of course).