Posts tagged "first date"

Decoding Your Dude Based On His First Date Suggestion

First dates are a little bit amazing. The excitement! The butterflies! The fun of getting all dressed up! But they’re also a little bit stressful… The uncertainty, the awkward silences, the hassle of getting all dressed up. I would wager that a large major of the anxiety associated with a first date comes from how many questio…

By: College Candy / March 2, 2015

Science Says Doing THIS On A First Date Makes You Sexier

Attraction is a funny thing. The qualities you think make someone the hottest thing on the planet might make your best friend give you some serious side-eye. What makes one person attracted to another person can be so varied, and that’s what makes it such an interesting subject—which is probably the reason why scientists and…

By: YourTango.com / November 18, 2014

What Your First Date Food Order Says About You

First dates are petrifying. You don’t know each other, there may be no chemistry and things have the ability to go downhill very, very quickly. The upside is that if it’s a dinner date, you at least get some yummy food out of the deal, right? WRONG. When it comes to eating on a first…

By: Katie Oldenburg / August 12, 2014

10 Tricks For Dealing With An Awkward Silence

It’s always so uncomfortable, isn’t it? The two of you are seated at the dinner table, face to face with each other, alone. Well, there’s that third wheel friend tagging along named Awkward Silence.

Sure, you could complain about the unbearable summer weather, or talk about your job or how your team lost…

By: YourTango.com / July 4, 2014

10 First Date Dealbreakers We Can All Agree On

Ahh, the nerve-wracking first date. Rarely do we take a gamble on that guy or girl from OKCupid, meet up for drinks and find ourselves pleasantly surprised. Most times…well, most times fall into the “other” category. Take it from me, I’ve been out with some winners, and I mean that in the most sarcastic way…

By: Katie Oldenburg / May 27, 2014

Dating Don’ts: 4 First Date Tips For People Who Don’t Do It That Often

No one really likes first dates because they are the most stilted of all human interactions, second only to that thing that happens when you’re trying to pass someone on the street, and you keep feinting the same way. As a result of this intense and horrible discomfort, people try to avoid dating at all

By: Megan Reynolds / February 18, 2014

7 Ways To Destroy A First Date

You know the basic first-date don’ts by now: checking your phone, talking about politics, bringing up your ex, etc. But a new survey from Match.com revealed that these aren’t even the rudest things you can do on a date. The number one first-date killer? Lighting up a cigarette.

According to the survey, 51 percent of single men and…

By: YourTango.com / February 9, 2014

The 12 Stages You Go Through On A Really Bad Date

It’s crazy to think that right now, somewhere in the world, some poor girl is on a bad date. It’s sad, really. And there’s nothing we can do about it.

I feel bad for the girl even though I don’t even know her. She’s probably sitting at a Ruby Tuesday’s somewhere, perusing the…

By: The Stir / February 8, 2014

Funny Girl Sex Guide: 7 Steps To A Terrible, No Good, Very Bad First Date

Once upon a time (a couple weeks ago), a woman (me) emerged from her self-imposed dating exile and went on her first date in months. What transpired was the very definition of a no good, terrible, very bad first date — so bad, that this woman endured her date’s company until the bitter conclusion, just…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 29, 2014

Poll: Are First Dates At Home Cozy Or Creepy?

Let’s face it: the economy sucks. And unfortunately, not having much money can sometimes get in the way of things … including dating.

As a single gal, I’m hearing of more and more people who have opted to forgo the traditional first-date dinner at a restaurant in favor of an evening at home…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 3, 2013

Study: Men Feel Guilty If Women Pay On Dates

The majority of both men and women believe that men should be opening their wallets on dates, according to a new study. Most men and women presume that men should pay for most expenses, even after multiple dates, and in fact, a surprising number of guys feel guilty when a woman pays.

By: Daley Quinn / August 14, 2013

Frisky Life Coach: Everything You Need For A Great First Date

First dates can be great, but you’ve gotta make sure you’re in the right headspace, and armed with the right style tools, to make the most of ‘em. Never fear: the Frisky Life Coach team has everything you need to totally ace a first date, and have a great time doing it. Remember, this stuff…

By: The Frisky Style Department / August 13, 2013

18 Things You Wish You Could Ask On A First Date (But Can’t Because They’re Probably Inappropriate)

It’s our first date and I literally don’t care about your college major, or how long you’ve been in the city. I don’t care if you only drink aged whiskey or how lame you thought new Superman movie was. Please stop talking about your favorite hockey team and how it’s such a small world  because…

By: Alyson Penn / July 7, 2013

10 Things Guys Shouldn’t Do On The First Date

They don’t say, “First impressions are the best impressions,” for nothing. It’s very true! How a person behaves with us the first time we meet them definitely sets the tone for our future interactions, especially if it’s a first date.

I feel like I am always being bombarded with magazine articles about what…

By: College Candy / May 12, 2013

The Dos And Don’ts Of A First Date (In GIFs)

Every situation may have its exceptions, but when it comes to a first date, there are certain rules everyone should follow. First dates are uncomfortable enough to begin with, so we’re sharing advice on fashion, conversation, and date-night etiquette to help you ease the awkwardness. Take a look at these memorable moments from “The Office,”…

By: Tres Sugar / April 21, 2013

Guy Talk: Our First Date Was Nothing Spectacular

Today, December 7th, marks the one-year anniversary of my first date with Melissa.

I wish I could say that I knew from our very first date that this was going to be something special. That the moment I saw her, I was smitten. That our first date was the most amazing date I’d…

By: Dennis Hong / December 7, 2012

6 Signs Your Date Is Interviewing You For Marriage

Is it a date or an interview for a lifetime together? Here are six ways to tell.

By: Diana Vilibert / May 22, 2012

4 Things To Remember If You Never Hear From Them Again

The third date was perfect. You laughed, you flirted, your hands grazed as you both reached for the cheesiest nacho.

Eight days later — nothing. They haven’t called or answered your text(s). You’ve been checking their Facebook profile so sadly you’re sure they were not a victim of a tragic accident en route…

By: Diana Vilibert / May 21, 2012

4 Tips On How To Pick The Perfect Place For A First Date

Doing my time online dating, I’ve developed strong opinions about a lot of things. Handlebar mustaches? NO. Ayn Rand followers? Next. Men who tell girls not to contact them if you’re “crazy”? I hope you die alone! (Also, does any woman actually self-diagnose as “crazy”?)

My strongest opinion  when it comes to dating…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 8, 2012

Girl Talk: My First Date, At Age 33

At the age of 33, I went on my first date. 

I met the Brazilian at a nightclub a month before I was set to leave New York City indefinitely. The fact that he danced well and wore a scarf while doing so gave him away instantly as a foreigner.

After…

By: Melanie Hamlett / April 30, 2012
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