You only have one chance to impress someone on a first date, so you need to know how to have a good first date. First dates can be really nerve wracking, but they can also be a ton of fun. Having a good game plan ahead of time is essential for a good first date. Following these tips will ensure that you have a good first date.
- Try to find out some information about your date. Finding out some information about your date will help you have a good first date, because you will know ahead of time if you and your date have anything in common. If you find out what interest your date has, you can plan your date around something that you know your date will like to do. For example, if you know ahead of time that your date loves skiing, you can plan a ski date.
- Do something where you can talk to each other. Many people choose to see a movie on their first date, However, this is not a great choice, because you won't get a change to talk to your date and get to know her. Better choices to have a good first date are going for a cup of coffee or having lunch at a quiet restaurant. This way you and your date will have a chance to really get to know each other.
- Keep the conversation light hearted. A first date is not the time to ask your date about her past relationships. Instead, try steer the conversation towards what your date likes to do in her free time. You can also talk about your family and what you like to do for fun. Your date will probably want to hear about you, but try not to dominate the entire conversation.
- Have good manners. Showing that you have good manners is always important when you are dating, but it is especially important when you are want to have a good first date. This means you need to open doors and pull out chairs for your date. Even though it might sound old fashioned, bringing your date flowers is a good way to get your first date off to a good start.
- Don't drink too much. It is easy to let your nerves get the best of you on a first date. Having a drink or two to settle your nerves is a good way to have a good first date. However, drinking too much can be disastrous on a first date. If you don't think you can stop at one or two drinks it is best not to drink at all on the date.