If it’s been a while since you’ve been on a first date, here are a few pointers to ensure your next one is a success.
Here are 5 first date tips just for you:
Show interest in your date and be an active listener
“Don’t let it be all about you. (If you talk non-stop when you’re nervous, try to be aware of this and intentionally refocus the conversation on him.)” Read more here.
“Hemming and hawing all night — ‘I don’t know, what do you think? What do you want to do? It’s your call.’ — isn’t attractive. If your date gives you options, pick one.” Read more here.
A first date is not an audition for marriage
“It’s just a tryout for a second date. No one ever fell in love while analyzing every detail of their momentous first meeting.” Read more here.
Stop worrying about what to wear on your first date
Exactly! Read more here.
Don’t be afraid to fail
“Expect to fail to succeed. Think of some of the current greatest innovators (Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg) and realize that they had to fail to succeed as well. Going on bad dates means you are THAT much closer to finding someone. If you don’t try, you can’t find love”. Read more here.