First impressions can be a big deal to a girl. First dates are especially important because they are basically the foreshadowing to what your future dates with this person could potentially be like. In this article, you will find helpful tips that will help you avoid a disastrous first date.
To begin with, you should know that it is important not to bring your friends along. First dates are a crucial time for getting to know a person, discovering your shared interests, and finding out if there is a connection. These things are hard to learn about each other if she is having multiple conversations with both you and your friends. Group dates are fun, but maybe save those for your second or third date.
Another important thing to know is that conversation is the key to getting to know someone. The best way to achieve good conversation is to choose the right setting. Taking a girl out to a bar or a concert for the first date would probably not be the best idea. It would be difficult to have a decent conversation if you spend a majority of the date trying to hear each other over the music.
Since bars and concerts are no longer an option, you are probably wondering where you could take her and impress her. The first obvious thing you could do is ask her where she would like to go. You cannot go wrong if you are taking her to a place she already favors. However, if you are feeling chivalrous and want to surprise her, a casual dinner and movie will do the trick.
According to CNN.com, " 'dinner and a movie' may sound like the most boring, clichéd date ever, but I think movie dates are hot. When you go to the movies with someone, you learn a lot about them: what kinds of films they like, whether they pay for the tickets, how they behave in the theater."
Wherever you do end up choosing to take her for your first date, keep in mind that you can’t go wrong with dinner. Even if it ends up not being a picture perfect date, at least you both will go home with a full stomach.