Did long hair styles pay off when I went out on a date? That's a matter of debate. Of course, all that lovely hair of mine swinging too and fro made an impression. I could say that it always got more a few looks, whistles and stares. On the other hand, in the summer, there is no cooling off when you have long hair. If you decide to tease your bangs upward, eventually they will flop right into your eyes. Winter is not much better. Try getting all that hair to stay still in a brisk wind. No matter what your significant other says, it is not fun dating a sheepdog that no amount of spray net can hold in place.