Read on for first date advice that every girl should know.Nobody likes a pushover, so if your date tells you he or she has planned an evening at a sushi restaurant and you don’t eat fish, or they want to hang at a cocktail lounge but you don’t drink, speak up.If your date insists, offer to split the bill, or at least leave the tip.However, if you offer to pay or split, be prepared to pay or split.So, you met a cool person who you’re about to go out with. That said, there a few fairly concrete dos and don’ts to keep in mind when hanging out with someone totally new—just remember that it’s all about making a solid first impression to land a second date with someone you really like.
Hemming and hawing all night — “I don’t know, what do you think?
No matter how shitty of a day you had at work, or whether the restaurant you’re at has terrible service, or the movie you saw is total crap—try your best to stay positive when getting to know someone.
It’ll alleviate any anxiety he’s having about whether he’s showing you a good time, and it’ll just make you more fun to be around, pure and simple.
By acknowledging that your brain just failed you, you’ll be breaking the ice and making him more comfortable, too.
Show interest in your date and be an active listener. (If you talk non-stop when you’re nervous, try to be aware of this and intentionally refocus the conversation on him.) 8. If something feels awkward, if you wish you could take back something you said, or if your mind just went blank and you can’t remember your mom’s name, speak up. Be clear about physical boundaries if he’s over-eager.