75 – 100 First Date Tips
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Always keep in mind that women do not want to be bored. Thus, you should be able to think fast, so that you can keep your date exciting and interesting. Aside from that, your ability to think fast can also help you when it comes to having a good conversation with your date.
76. Ask the right questions to lead.
When it comes to talking with your date, you need to ask the right questions in order to lead effectively. For example, if you want to take her to a coffee shop, you should ask her a couple of questions first, which she would probably answer with Yes. The questions should be related to asking her to the coffee shop, so that by the time you ask that question, she would most likely say Yes to it.
77. Bring something interesting.
On your first date, it is actually a good idea to bring something that can spark the interest of the other person. For example, if you have a novel that really sparks the interest of a lot of people, then bring it. You should not read the book during the date. It can serve as your prop, which can help you whenever you run out of topics to talk about.
78. Calling your date.
There is no need to call your date on the day that you are going to meet. This is because, if she is really interested, then she should be there. Aside from that, if you are going to call her, it would tell her that you are somewhat desperate in going on a date with her, which can turn her off.
79. What other places you can take her to aside from the restaurant.
Your first date does not have to start and end inside a fancy restaurant. There are other places that you can also take her to. Some of which would be the theatre, sporting venue, bowling, ice skating, and even the circus. Try to check what she is interested in, so that you can make it more exciting for the both of you.
80. Don’t sell yourself short on your first date.
During your first date, there would be times when you would be ask questions, which can give you a chance to talk about yourself. When that happens, it is best if you talk about yourself positively, so that the other person won’t be turned off. If you believe that you are a good person to date, then let the other person see it through your actions and your answers.
81. Do not forget to tell your friend or someone in your house about your date.
On your first date, it is always best to be on the safe side by telling someone about it. You should also tell your friend about the venue of your date, as well as the name of the person you are going out with. It is safe this way, and they can always check out the place or give you a call just in case it is getting late and you are still not home.
82. Don’t try to ask about your date’s ex.
Asking about your date’s ex is not a good idea, especially on the first date. This is because, if your date would start talking all about the things he like the most of his ex, then you may have a tendency to make yourself just like your date’s ex in the coming days to impress him. Aside from that, the positive traits your date’s ex has can become a source of your insecurities.
83. Don’t try to find faults.
When you try to find faults in the other person, you may end up not enjoying your date. Aside from that, it can also make you a judgmental person. Try to learn more about the other person and enjoy the date, so that you would be able to make the most of it.
84. You can ask about your date’s living arrangements or where they live.
There is no need to think too deeply about what questions you can ask on the first date, and what you should not. If you are curious about where your date is living, then ask him about it. If he is reluctant in saying it, then respect it. However, it can also be a sign that he is hiding something from you.
85. There is nothing wrong about saying No.
There is no need to be agreeable all the time on your first date, and even on your other dates. It is perfectly fine to say no if you are not at the same page as your date. It is best to be true to yourself, so that you can also be honest to the other person. In fact, disagreeing can even spark up a healthy and fun debate, which can bring you closer to each other.
86. Make your first date special.
If you want to make your first date special, then make it as memorable as you can. Talking for a number of hours with your date is something where you share memories, but not making them. Make memories by doing something different such as going for a stroll at the park after dinner, visiting the flea market, or playing a game of pool.
87. How to send signals that you like the girl.
There are lots of things that you can do to show that you like the girl you are dating for the first time. One of which is to look into her eyes a bit longer than usual, and then smile. Aside from that, you should also be a gentleman, so that she can see that you really admire her.
88. How to tell if the person you are dating is not being honest about his feelings.
If a person likes you, he or she would act it out. Thus, it would be clear to you if she likes you through the way she talks to you, as well as the way that she would act around you. This also applies to guys. With that, if your date tells you that he likes you but act otherwise, then you would know that he is not being completely honest.
89. Know what you want on a date.
You should know whether you are dating the person in order to see if you can start a relationship with her or you just want to have a casual encounter. By knowing what you want in the date, you can also choose your partner properly according to that. Aside from that, it would also help you act in accordance to what you really want.
90. Out of your league.
Being out of your league is not true. It is a concept, which can make you unhappy if you believe in it. This is because if you believe that your date is out of your league, then you would begin to think that you are not worthy for him or her. Aside from that, it may even lead you to find partners who are not good enough for you as well.
91. Holding hands on the first date.
Wondering when to hold your date’s hand is quite normal. Keep in mind that holding hands on your first date is perfectly fine. However, you should see if she approves to it or not. Once you are on the date, you should be mindful of her actions, so that you can tell whether she would like it or not.
92. Choosing the restaurant for a romantic dinner.
Taking your date for a romantic dinner is a good idea. However, if there are lots of restaurants to choose from, it can become confusing. The best way to do it is to visit the restaurants that you are considering reserving a table in. When you visit them, try to check the view that each of the restaurants can offer. Aside from that, see if the place is filled up with flowers or candles, and do not forget to ask about the kind of music that they play.
93. Do not overanalyze things.
There is no point in analyzing things too much during your first date. Just take note of the things that you think are important, and share it with your friends for the analysis if you want to. Try to get to know your date well by going through a simple conversation, so that he would also open up to you more.
94. How to recognize that your date is the one.
Recognizing whether your date is the one that you are looking for or not, is not easy to do on the first instance that you go out. This is because, the first date is usually the introductory part of a potential relationship. In other words, after the first date, there are still a lot of things that you need to learn about him or her. However, it should help you determine whether your date is worth a try or not.
95. How to overcome your shyness.
If you are shy and you are about to go out on a first date with someone you are really interested in, then it is best to overcome your shyness. To achieve that, you should try to become more confident on yourself. If you need to, you should work out, and try to identify your best traits, so that you would believe that you can pull it off.
96. Do not fear failure.
Lots of men and women have fear of failing even on their first dates. If you are one of them, then you should not fear it. Instead, if you fail in it, such as doing something that is a complete turn off, then you should just learn from your mistakes. Failing is not entirely bad, as long as you learn valuable lessons from it.
97. Loosen up on your first date.
There is no need to be so tight and stiff on your first date. It is best to loosen up, so that you can have more fun with your date. If you won’t loosen up, it is very possible for your date to become such a boring event. Thus, if you are really interested in him or her, then you should enjoy their company and relax.
98. Don’t be too hard on yourself.
If you have said something, which made her uncomfortable, then just apologize about it if you need to. Do not be too hard on yourself, since committing a mistake is very possible, especially on the first date. Take it easy, so that you won’t put too much pressure on yourself.
99. Always be open to the possibility of not being liked.
There is always a possibility that your date would end up not liking you. There is no need to put pressure on yourself when it comes to that. The important thing is that you are able to accept it, and that, you can tell signs that indicate it. When you are able to do that, then you can simply move on with your life without having to work hard on trying to make the other person like you.
75 – 100 First Date Tips
100. Do not try to make the other person jealous.
Making your date jealous, such as flirting with another guy you bump into on your first date is a complete no-no. First of all, it is very possible that your date does not feel anything yet, which means that he may not even feel jealous about it. Aside from that, if he knows what you are trying to achieve, then it would be a complete disaster on your part.