The Game of Thrones Guide to Dating

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There are more double-crossings, rumours and broken alliances in TV series Game of Thrones than you can poke a sword at! Although the denizens of the realm can still provide you with some excellent dating wisdom.

Be self-reliant and self-loving  Tyrion Lannister is witty, devious and wise. He has a thick skin because of the cruelty he suffered at the hands of his father and others. Tyrion has turned this cruel treatment into his shield. Likewise, a thick skin and a bit of courage could help you get through the dating process with a little less heartache.

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Love is all about compromise Daenerys went through some tough tests with her Dothraki husband and definitely compromised on many occasions. The icing on the cake was when she stomached a raw horse’s heart. Even Khal Drogo went all gooey with love.

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Be sure the person is right for you Theon Greyjoy put some audacious moves onto Yara before knowing it was his sister. Being Iron Born makes him the master of some things but certainly not subtlety. image 4

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Show the real you The way you care for your pets can show a potential partner that you’re compassionate and caring. However if you don’t have a dragon or a direwolf, simply meeting your date to walk your dogs can end up being a great way to get to know each other.

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Work out your feelings Brienne and Jaime Lannister have a complex bond that involves saving each other’s hide regularly; including a daring escape from a bear pit. Even though there’s a mutual affection it never progresses to anything significant.

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Just because you’re different, doesn’t mean it can’t work Ygritte: ”My dress is made from the purest silk from tralalalaleeday ” John Snow: ”I’d like to see you in a silk dress. So that I could tear it off you” Ygritte ”If you rip my silk dress, I’ll blacken your eye” Jon loves Ygritte for her strong, fierce and tomboyish nature. It’s precisely because she lacks the airs and graces of a noblewoman that he falls for her.  There’s a lesson somewhere in that.

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Sometimes love transcends death and other people’s expectations Nothing says devotion like walking into your slain husband’s funeral pyre. Daenerys arose like a regal phoenix from the ashes, along with dragon protectors and some supernatural ju-ju. Lesson: we do crazy things for love, sometimes they pay off.

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Don’t change yourself for anybody Turning your face into someone else’s in order to impress a girl won’t work. It’s much nicer to be loved for who you really are.

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 Love brings out the best in people The brutish and cruel Khal Drogo became like a tender lion cub in the arms of his wife Daenerys.

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Greet winter like a friend It means you get to snuggle up with your date by the fire – along with a bottle of wine and cuddles. And minus the White Walkers creeping around the place.

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