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How to Behave During Prom Night – The Do’s and Don’ts

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Behavior is super important. Not just on prom night, but also in day-to-day life. You may have one of the best prom dresses at the event, but with poor etiquette, then the dress will make no difference.
 
Back in the day, using utensils at the dinner table was a must-know. This included table manners while at it as well. 
 
However, with changing times, manners and etiquette have also changed. Well, using utensils is still a must-know, but it’s also important to remain social throughout the night and not spend your entire night on Facebook.
 
On the other hand, it’s crucial for you to master basic manners. For example, sneezing into a handkerchief and excusing yourself when you need to get away from the group for a while. Read on to find out more about good etiquette.
 
What it Means to Have Proper Etiquette
 
Good etiquette or manners involves gesturing to people around you in order to leave a good impression on them. In contrast, poor etiquette will drive away those near you including your date. Examples of good etiquette include smiling to show politeness and holding back your comments so you can through them well.
 
However, as said before, times are changing and for prom, good etiquette touches on arrival time and your outfit. Good etiquette is easy to master. All you have to do is think of what those around you will think of you when you display those actions.
 
Simple compliments such as “you look stunning” can make you smile the entire day. Don’t you think it would be nice if you did the same to others? Apart from making them feel good, you’ll create an awesome rapport.
 
Once you think of other people, good etiquette will be second nature. Parents often remind their children to use statements such as “thank you” and “excuse me” to show good etiquette. While your parents may not be at the prom night with you, always remember these basics.
 
The Do’s
 
Good etiquette is more than just thank you and excuse me. There’s more. Take a look:
 
? Search and ask out your date in good time
? Don’t be late
? Pick up your date at the door
? Bring a boutonniere or corsage
? Choose your outfit with the night’s theme in mind. You don’t have to buy an expensive dress or tux. Search online for cheap prom dresses that still maintain a stylish and modern look.
? Chip into conversations and engage with people around you.
? Eye contact is important during conversations.
? Honor all agreements including splitting the costs.
? Personal space is important. Respect each other’s space.
 
The Don’ts
 
The last thing you want during this special occasion is drama due to bad manners. Maintain class instead of inviting bad manners.
 
? Don’t poach your friend’s date.
? Don’t be late
? Don’t forget to bring a boutonniere or a corsage for your date
? Avoid rolling your eyes
? Don’t forget about the night’s theme when choosing your prom outfit
? Don’t make jokes about your date
? Don’t ignore your date’s family
? Don’t forget table manners while eating
? Avoid invading personal boundaries
 
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