It was a really great ice breaker while we grabbed drinks at the bar, and it’s an easy game to play and screw around with.I mean, obviously, you can’t really play with two people, but it was fun to have something stupid to laugh over.” —“Try and go somewhere other than dinner and a movie or drinks at a bar.
I know people who really get into exactly the time they should show up.
Like, they like to show up exactly 11 minutes late, so they don’t look too eager, but they don’t look rude or like they tried to show up late. There are all these weird rules in place and you can get into your own head. Either your date will like you or they won’t, and if they don’t, who fucking cares?
Here, seven real guys give the first date tips and ideas they're secretly hoping you'll adopt ASAP.
And they're actually pretty solid."I’ve gone out with a few people who were glued to their phone during the date to the point where I felt awkward carrying on a conversation.
Nowadays, when most first dates come from an algorithm match, meeting for the first time can feel a little awkward.
Especially when you have no clue what the person across the table is thinking.I don’t care if you’re checking messages or whatever, but that just made me feel like they had zero interest in me.” —"I’m just as nervous as you, if not more so.It’s easy to start overthinking the date and what to wear and what to say.Things are new and you aren't familiar with what the other likes yet. Opt for something that gives you both an easy out, like lunch or a drink.Until you've had time to communicate about that stuff, it's impossible to weigh them against your former boyfriend of three years." —Greg B. If you guys have a great time, you're both left wanting more." —Greg G." title="" src="data:image/gif;base64, R0l GODlh AQABAIAAAAAAAP///y H5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7" data-src="https://hips.hearstapps.com/cos.h-cdn.co/assets/cm/14/25/539fc09300903_-_cos-10-couple-playing-ping-pong-de-mscn.jpg?It takes the whole ‘wait to call them again’ archaic bullshit and throws it out the window.