Trying to be someone else will only cause trouble down the road. Sure, ask a few questions , but let him ask them too. You want to aim for a dialogue, not an inquest. Let the conversation flow as it will. Questions are a good thing on first dates: researchers at Harvard University found, in a study, that women who asked on average 15 questions on a first date were more likely to get a second date. In fact, you might get to know him better by keeping the conversation light and easy.
First date nerves? 9 tricks to improve your confidence
The first-date rule book
Candace Wong. It was the year when I first started using online dating. Fresh out of a relationship, I was ready to explore dating other men and kept an open mind because I wanted to find love before I turned I was a dating optimist not yet jaded. I ignored the red flags that were right in front of me, thinking it was just my nerves. But after trial and error with endless dates, below were the red flags that indicated to me that they were not just first date nerves and that this person will not work out in the long run.
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There can be a fine line between eagerly anticipating a date and falling into the realm of being anxious or nervous about a date. Though first date nerves are normal for daters of all ages from teens to seniors , some people find they need to employ some tactics in order to calm their nerves before setting out on their date. There's a saying actors use to explain the nerves they feel before walking on stage or in front of a camera: "If you're not nervous, you don't care. In this way, nerves before a first date are merely indicative of you caring - and that's not necessarily a bad thing.