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No matter if this is your first first date or your 50th, there are some definite rules that you’ll want to follow in order to have a successful and enjoyable experience. While there are all sorts of dos and don’ts when it comes to dating, there are some solid first date tips that you’ll want to keep in the back of your mind. Here are 14 first date rules that you’ll always want to follow, no matter who you’re on a date with.
When going on a first date, there are plenty of opportunities for awkward moments — like a guy using a Groupon and going on and on and on about how he’s too broke to take you out otherwise. Can you say turn off?!
That’s exactly the scenario we’re reenacting in this hilarious spoof in the video above. Check it out and tell us what you think. Have you ever been on a Groupon date before? Did it work out for you better than it did these two folks?
These tips might seem a little strange, and the thought of implementing them might make your skin crawl! But, as with most things in life, you find the most truths through extreme behavior. If you really want to know if a man is a match fast, just give these weird first date tips a try. We promise: you won’t scary anyone away who you weren’t better off without anyway!
After taking stock of the hundreds of stories written in the comment section, of dating horror stories and embarrassing first dates, I’ve determined the most common mistakes we all make while flirting or while on first dates are the following:
Talk about the worst first date over. According to SILive.com, a New Jersey woman went on a first date with a guy and while her date was busy trying to get to know her (and planning a way to take her home), she was trying to figure out how she was going to steal $4,000 from him…
The woman, 46-year-old Tonia Dolison met her date, a 62-year-old man whose name wasn’t made known, through an online dating site. They met up for dinner during the middle of November, and according to SILive, the date progressed from a restaurant to back to the man’s home. They had drinks, watched some movies, and Dolison stayed overnight. Sounds like a good date, right?
What the man didn’t realize was that while she was getting cozy in his home, she saw a checkbook of his on a table, and ripped out a check. Soon after he dropped her off at home the next day, she used the check to pay her past due rent, which was $4,000. Here’s what she told police in their report, which SILive shared:
“I noticed he had a blank check on the table so I just grab the first check from the book. I then made the check out to my landlord and gave it to him. I did it because I was about to be locked out of the apartment. I signed and made out the check.”
No word on if Dolison actually was feeling the guy she stole from or if she was just using him all along (I’ll assume the latter is the deal), but she has been charged this week with “third- and fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree forgery and second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument.”
Online dating…it always gets a bad rap from foolery like this. What do you make of this crazy story?
We’re not saying that men are grilling you on dates— because they’re not looking for “right” answers per say — but they certainly want honest ones. Sometimes, though, your honest answer just isn’t, well, “right.” Here are 7 questions your first date will ask and what they’re looking for in your answer.
First dates can be exciting, anxiety-filled, and awkward all at once. One of the biggest issues that can turn a first date sour is conversation, more so the lack of conversation. Without quality conversation on the first date, there’s bound to be awkward silences, weird topics, and one-sided talking that can make the whole date a wash. Before going on a date, be prepared to talk! Here are 14 proven conversation starters to get things going.
It’s not fair and it says nothing about what kind of person you are, but some people are just better at first dates than others, and because of it, they find relationships easier. But with a little training, you can perfect your first date skills.
Fellas, and some of you ladies out there, you only have one shot to make a good first impression. After you finally work up the nerve to ask that special lady out for the very first time, here are some suggestions on where not to take her.
Although, after all these years, their cheddar bay biscuits are still to die for and the prices of entrees can go upwards of $20 or more, taking that special someone to Red Lobster for the first date isn’t recommended. Sure, twice a year they offer their infamous lobster fest complete with numerous platters of the crustacean cooked in different ways for a limited time only but if you really want to impress your date, taking her to the same place she celebrated graduating from high school is no-no.
For the slew of singles ready to trade in the solo life (cuffing season has started!), navigating the dating scene can be both thrilling and stressful when trying to find something real. With differing personalities, conflicting views and a sex-crazed society, it can be hard to find someone who’s compatible and wants more than just a fling. While it takes time to really know a person for sure, here’s a look at a few simple questions to ask on a first date so that you will know if your new “friend” is just another no-go, or if he has the potential to be something and someone special down the line.