Whether you met through a friend, online or a same-sex dating service like the Nuera Network, meeting someone for the first time on a date can be stressful. Go somewhere you can talk and get to know each other Choosing an appropriate meeting place can make or break a blind date. Here are a couple additional tips to make your next blind date successful.
Be prepared to ask your date questions about him/herself and show a genuine interest in his/her responses.
Also feel free to talk about yourself because your date is trying to find out if youre a good match for him/her as well.
Steer clear of negative topics or mentioning past relationships. Know what you want and dont be afraid to express it When it comes to first dates, not being on the same page as your date can make things very difficult down the road.
Dont feel bad if the feelings just arent there Just because you had a good connection online, or someone thinks you and your date are a good match, doesnt mean that youre guaranteed to hit it off. If youre looking for something meaningful and long-term, abstaining from sex on the first date and likely the second and third at least is a smart choice.
An informal meeting at a quiet coffee shop may be a better option.
Then if things go well, turn it up a notch and for your second date and go out for dinner.
Ask questions and listen attentively When you see your date, youll know whether youre physically attracted or not, but theres more to it than that.
Evaluating whether or not you connect on emotional and intellectual levels and whether or not you share similar interests should be one of the goals of your blind date.
Youre the only one who can truly judge whether you and your date are truly compatible. If you find that you and your date are both just looking for some fun, just be sure to play it safe.
If you find that youre not looking for the same things, say thank you for the date and go your separate ways.
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