Everything You Need To Know About Dating, According To Judd Apatow Movies

Judd Apatow’s newest feature film, Trainwreck, is still a few months off, but it’s making the rounds at SXSW this weekend and sure to drum up extra buzz. Like with most of Apatow’s movies, it centers on the perils that come along with trying to find or maintain romance. Between all of the dick jokes and curse words, there are actually some nuggets of dating wisdom to be pulled from his comedies. For example…

(And yes, I know he only produced Superbad, but I omitted Funny People, so it all balances out.)

Don’t be afraid to get out there and take a chance.

Try to keep a fun and positive attitude.

Look for somebody who treats you well, and isn’t murdery.

Don’t be afraid to take the lead.

Remember that it’s not ALL about making the sex.

Be yourself.

A little humor can go a long way, so don’t be afraid to show it off.

Hmm, not really sure about this one, but there’s probably some knowledge to be pulled from it.

Share your talents and interests.

If things move to the bedroom, use protection.

Or this might happen.

Or even worse, THIS.

Keep a strong pimp game.

Oh, and don’t forget to take care of unsightly body hair.