How to date a Square
Tell them constantly how amazing they are, especially at what they do. Go over-board with verbal validation and physical affection. Listen to their suggestions and advice with appreciation.
What makes them tick...
•Getting tasks done
•Knowledge and learning
•Working fast and efficiently
•Having things where they belong
•Doing things the right way
•Feeling included, seen and appreciated
•Principles, values and virtues
•Honesty and loyalty
•Moral rightness and discipline
•Responsibility and dependability
•Doing the right thing
•Noticing what’s not right so it can be made better.
What to do...
•Give verbal validation and gratitude for what they do.
•Give them space and time to do their work and projects. Make sure they feel supported and encouraged in whatever their interests are.
•Be smart and think things through so you do thing right if possible
•Do the right thing. Tell the truth, be loyal and treat people right. They will give you the same.
•Be ready to communicate and talk things through in a logical way. They are more logical than emotional.
•Be affectionate and caring towards them.
•They appreciate dates that are thought through and planned with care.
•They are intelligent and appreciate others who are well read, learned, and interesting in knowledge.
•Accept them as they are.
What not to do...
•Don’t be careless. Pay attention, think through decisions and do things with care.
•If they are critical and judgmental of other people, things, ideas, or systems, understand this isn’t personal it is about wanting things right for everyone’s benefit.
•Don’t be surprised if they have long fights. They can have long drawn out conversations.
•Don’t talk down to them. Don’t treat them like a child or as less important than you.
•Don’t be dishonest, disloyal or betray their trust. Just tell them the truth no matter how bad it might be.
•Don’t treat other people with disrespect or break rules (either social or literal). Squares believe things go better if everyone just keeps the rules.
•Don’t underestimate them. They are super capable of doing anything they set their mind to.