Her blind date with Mark was the perfect example. When she found out he didn't finish college, she was turned off.
"Education level is a definite red flag for me," she says. "It's a hard and fast rule to have at least a minimum of a college education forme."
Mark said that Danielle's "checklist" was apparent. "Everything's got to fit ... I think she's probably looking for the perfect person and that's impossible to find."
"If you make a quick judgment, you can miss some really nice guys," says Dr. Phil, suggesting that the women need to let first impressions accumulate. "You should also get a first impression when you're alone together, a first impression when he's under stress, a first impression when he's sick, a first impression when there's conflict ... This chemistry thing is way over-rated. If you think marriage is like a long date, it ain't! And the guy that's the most fun on a date is not necessarily the best mate."