You’ve met a great guy, you’ve communicated with him, things are going well, and you’re about to go on a first date with him!But once the good vibes wear off, you’re going to find yourself facing a daunting question: What the hell are you going to talk about on your date?
Start with general talk, but always be on the lookout for little comments or asides that can easily transition into a more intimate conversation.
In fact, if there’s any guiding principle behind first dates, it’s the fact that they should be enjoyable, regardless of their outcome.
While every date is unique, here are a few tips that will help you navigate the potentially tricky terrain of your first time out with a man!
D., a San Diego-based sociologist and sexologist.“While it’s great to share your passions, make sure you’re also taking the time to get to know their passions and interests too.” And skip topics they have no interest in: According to a Match survey, about 75 percent of people believe having similar activities and interests is crucial to wanting a second date. Fake it 'til you make it with these 19 tips to boost your confidence.“You might think that your coworker cheating with your boss is hot gossip, but I promise it will bore your date to tears,” Berman says.
“Gossip is almost always tiring after a while, but especially if you don’t know the people involved.” Instead, talk about what you at work or, if you hate your job, about what you want to do instead and the steps you're taking to get there.