Posts tagged "first date"

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

13 Silly Things Girls Worry About On A First Date

Butterflies in your stomach are the best part of a first date, but sometimes those butterflies morph into Mothra-sized paranoia. Take me last night, for instance. My head was intellectually telling me I looked totally baller and what guy wouldn’t want to go out on a date with me?  My nervous energy was telling me,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 19, 2012

Dating Fact: At A Certain Point, A Long First Date Actually Becomes A Second Date

A few months ago I was flipping out to one of my guy friends about my love life, as I often do. (Sorry, guys.) I had gone on a second date to eat a home-cooked meal at a gentleman’s apartment and ended up spending the night. We didn’t have sex, but we did in lot…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 15, 2011

What Makes A Great First Date?

Awful first dates (and second dates … and third dates …) are The Frisky’s bread and butter. But every so often the goddesses smile upon us and we’re blessed with a first date to call your mom about instead of your therapist.

Not to brag or anything, but I had a kickass first…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 21, 2011

Girl Talk: How “Rocky” Got Me Through My First Supremely Awkward Date

When I was seven years old, my parents took me to see “Rocky.” Inappropriate? Maybe. But I was a skinny asthmatic kid in a house full of smokers and this “underdog triumphs over adversity” story spoke to me in a way that nothing else ever had. Whenever the going got tough and things seemed impossible,…

By: Eileen Kelly / August 16, 2010

5 Perfectly Good Reasons To Sleep With Him On The First Date

Oh, there are just rules for everything, huh? Floss after every meal! Don’t wear white after Labor Day! If you’re going to pick your nose, do it in private! As Mischa Barton knows, rules are meant to be broken and there’s no bigger one to break, in my book, than that whole “don’t bone a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 24, 2010

8 Ways A Man Can Secure A First Date

Earlier this week, Telegraph newspaper ran an article in which they listed nine tips for men to secure a first date, including “learn to dance,” and “be patient.” In a real mind-twist, the article also suggested men “ignore all dating tips they find online.” Better advice would have been to ignore dumb dating tips online,…

By: Wendy Atterberry / January 22, 2010

7 Things To Remember Before A First Date

A friend of mine has been dabbling in online dating, or, as he put it, “swimming in vag.” The availability of women combined with his usual tech guy internet habit has blown his, uh, mind, thus far. Although there are certainly enough ladies to go around, that didn’t stop this dapper dude from getting nervou…

By: Simcha / January 19, 2010

25 More Things You Should Never Say On A First Date

Back in May 2008, I told you five simple words you should never drop on date #1 with a dude. Well, honey, since then, I’ve been on a whole lot more first dates, and I realize I barely scratched the surface with that first list. So, let’s break it down one more time, because it’…

By: Simcha / December 18, 2009

He Said/She Said Advice: First-Date Dos and Don’ts

One of the best parts of having a platonic guy friend is having a go-to for the male perspective. And now I’m going to share my guy friend, Peter, with the world — by answering your questions and then getting his take.

By: Lemondrop / December 1, 2009

What To Wear On A First Date

First dates are stressful, no question. Unfortunately, as the time of the big event draws nearer, so does the panic of what to wear. While the dude probably won’t decide to propose to you based on the height of your heel, we get the desire to look presentable, sexy, cute and approachable all at once,…

By: Ali Jawin / July 17, 2009

What Are Your “Rules” For Dating?

I recently got a call from my best friend’s 18-year-old brother: “Uh hey, Leo, uh, so I like have this date with a girl, and it’s kind of my first date. And, my sister says you know the rules.” Oh no.

Did I know the rules? I wasn’t sure, but I did my…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 9, 2009

Top Ten Bad Date Behaviors

We’ve talked a lot on The Frisky about first dates and what not to do on them, but apparently not everyone is taking our advice. A recent article in the Daily Mail claims that first date behavior has gotten so bad that at least a third of all 18 million first dates in the U.K.

By: Wendy Atterberry / June 1, 2009

Quickies!: Twilight Lawsuit Rumors Are Likely False

The rumors that Twilight author Stephenie Meyer is being sued by a former college roommate for plagiarism are untrue. There are at least five reasons that make these rumors suspect. [Twilight Lexicon]
Miss California may have given what Perez Hilton called the “worst answer in pageant history,” but what about Miss North Carolina Kristen Dalton,…

By: Annika Harris / April 20, 2009

Quickies!: Hayden Christensen And Rachel Bilson Are Headed To The Chapel

Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen are engaged. Our dreams of a Summer and Seth reunion are crushed. [PopCrunch]
Rihanna has sold another 25,000 copies of Good Girl Gone Bad in the last week. What a way to show sympathy, spending money on mediocre music! Yeah, I said it. [E! Online]
Puke, apparently, goes really well…

By: Annika Harris / February 18, 2009

Quickies!: Kelly Osbourne Arrested, A Very Bloody “Valentine,” & J.Lo’s Ring Returns

Kelly Osbourne was arrested in conjunction with her assault incident with gossip columnist Zoe Griffin in August. [Just Jared]
Kiefer Sutherland revealed recently that there will only be one more season of “24” after the current season. And his character Jack Bauer isn’t going to have a happy ending. [Mirror.co.uk]
A teen attending a screening…

By: Annika Harris / January 19, 2009

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: First Date Sex

As I wrote yesterday, if you have any desire to possibly, maybe having something deeper than bed rockin’ nookie with a dude, you shouldn’t sleep with him on the first date. I came to this conclusion after many years of experience, chatting with friends (men and women), and having a late night, New Year’s champagne-infused…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 6, 2009

Quickies!: He’s Preggers Again!

The pregnant man is pregnant again. Does this dude know where babies come from? [Candy Kirby]
We told you how to land a man, now here’s how to dress for the first date. [Your Tango]
Most porn doesn’t cater to women, but the porn librarian of Hot Movies For Her will help you explore…

By: Annika Harris / November 13, 2008