And then there's the conversation and wondering what topics are appropriate and what you should avoid talking about. (No, but keep it short.) Will she think you're being too forward if you tell her you like her dress?
” You can still find out what you want to know by adding a little flair to the conversation.As a result, I'm overcautious about compliments and physical contact to avoid being one of those creeps.The Frisky: 20 things that make a man Second dates aren't any better, and by then even I know that I'm coming off as cold.Add to that anxiety about flirting and making a move, and it's no wonder you've worked yourself into such a tizzy.The Frisky: 10 sexy Halloween costumes -- for guys So, here are a few basic guidelines (from a woman's perspective) to help manage your anxiety: 1.Dating is kind of scary in general, particularly the online variety where every first date is, for all intents and purposes, a blind one.Not only do you worry about whether the person you're meeting up with lives up to your expectations or the way she represented herself online, you have to worry about how you live up to her expectations. (Only if she asks.) Is it too boring to talk about work?Instead, say, “I’ll bet you’re a teacher.” There is a good chance that she is not a teacher but this approach will definitely engage your date.Always have a few entertaining stories in your back pocket.Maybe you have a story about how your dad accidentally got into someone elses car.Do not just say, “One day, I dropped my dad off at the post office. Talk about how you were on vacation, the looks on everyone elses faces, what the driver said to your father and the dressed-up poodle in the driver’s backseat.