Jen's Dating Do's & Don'ts


May 22 2008, Published 3:00 p.m. ET

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With Jennifer Aniston on the arm of new beau John Mayer and looking happier than she has in years, OK! takes a look at how the 39-year-old superstar has landed and will keep her singer/songwriter boy-toy.

1. Make Him Come to You

Unlike John's previous gal Jessica Simpson, Jen isn't following the singer around like a trained puppy. In fact, he's been the one that twice took time out of his schedule to visit her on the Miami set Marley & Me. And relationship expert Constance Hoffman of TLC's upcoming series This is Why You're Single says this is sound advice for any lady looking to land a man. "As much as you want to let your fingers do the walking, don't," she explains. "If he wants to see you, believe me, he will contact you."

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2. Date Down in Age

Perhaps taking a tip from 45-year-old cougar-iffic star Demi Moore and her 30-year-old hubby Ashton Kutcher, Jen has temporarily given up on guys her own age by dating Mayer, who is nine years her junior. "Jennifer knows that age is just a number," says Hoffman. "And it's time to get to know the person behind the number."

3. Play Harder to Get

"She isn't rearranging her whole life around John," a source close to the actress tells OK!. "And it's making him try twice as hard to be with her!."

Jennifer Aniston

4. PDAs are A-OK!

Former homebody Jen has had no problem showing her feelings for John in public, cuddling poolside in Miami and canoodling openly at a party for Marley & Me on May 10. "Showing affection lets you, him and the world know your feelings," explains Hoffman.

For the complete list of Jen's simple rules for dating a rock star, pick up the new issue of OK! — on sale everywhere now.


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