Ah, first dates. We've all been there. Although we're excited to go out with a new guy for the first time, we're more nervous than ever. We're so scared to say or do the wrong thing and make the guy hate us. But first dates don't have to be that nerve-wracking. Instead of letting your anxiety drive you crazy, you can do a few simple things to make your first date with a guy a success.
Think Of Some Conversation Topics Beforehand
To help avoid awkward silences, it's a good idea to think of some conversation topics beforehand. Take an hour or so to think about the types of things you want to find out about him like what his favorite vacation spots are or what kind of work he does. Make a list if you have to. It might seem silly to prepare conversation topics beforehand, but it's actually beneficial.
Dress Stylish But Comfortable
It's, of course, important to look good on your date. You want to feel confident and you want your date to be attracted to you. But that doesn't mean you have to wear a fancy dress and the highest heels you have in your closet. It's possible for you to look both stylish and comfortable. For example, you can wear a nice blouse with a pair of skinny jeans and flats.
Don't Act Like Someone You're Not
When you're sitting with your date, don't act like someone you're not. If you try to be someone you're not, you won't make a lasting connection with him. He will also probably be able to tell if you're being fake or not. Just be happy with who you are and don't try to act different to impress someone.
Avoid Making Your Date Feel Uncomfortable
This may seem obvious, but plenty of women still make this mistake. During your date, you should avoid making the guy feel uncomfortable by asking him questions that are too personal or controversial. For example, you probably will make your guy want to cringe if you ask about his religion or how much money he makes at his job. Stick to more simple questions like what he did the previous weekend or if he has any pets.
Try not to let your first date make you too nervous. Following these tips can help make it a great experience.
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