Dating tips for 1st date
On your first date, insist on treating her (although don’t be forceful). But, if she still wants to pay, suggest she gets the bill on your next date, if she wishes. Follow up correctly If you don’t want a second date, don’t say you’ll call her. The sooner you tell her what a great time you had, the better. Get feedback from a female friend Dating is not something we learn at school, we simply have to jump in the deep end and see how it goes.
But, if you’re looking to improve your dating skills, why not talk to a female friend.
Apprehension can strike down the most seasoned dater but, luckily, there are ways to beat it.
In a TED talk, social psychologist Amy Cuddy advises standing tall and open in times of stress, as such ‘power stances’ can raise levels of testosterone and cortisol, boosting confidence and quelling nerves.
Yes, you should never pretend to be someone that you’re not, but a girl might like to see that you take pride in your appearance.
Don’t be scared of pauses and help mix up the conversation by asking your date questions.
Listening is important, as it shows that you are interested in what she has to say. Keep the conversation fun Try to keep your conversation light-hearted.
If you're battling the first date stomach butterflies then congratulations – you’re completely normal.
In fact, if it’s any comfort, your date is probably nervous too!