An unsuccessful first date ruins thousands of prospective love stories. How to avoid mistakes and give your new relationship a chance? What silly and ridiculous things do we commit most often? This article reveals typical dating fails.
1. Being late
If a woman makes you wait, she is not late but having been delayed (because of makeup, hairstyle, trying on 5 dresses to choose the best). A man who came at 7:20 instead of 7:00 is considered to be rude and unorganized. Do not even try to get along with a woman if you are not able to manage your time effectively. Relationships require much greater discipline.
2. Lack of a plan
The last thing a woman wants to hear coming to a date is “Well, what are we going to do?” Traditionally, entertaining functions lie entirely on man’s shoulders, at least for several dates. Do not like it? Start dating guys.
3. Taking the wrong position
Another common dating fail is to sit opposite to each other. This causes tension as if the girl came to an interview or an exam. In addition, it is better not to sit close – too intimate for a first date.
The best option is to position yourselves diagonally to each other. Therefore, the conversation flows easily. The girl is able to make eyes at her date.
4. Talking only about yourself
Telling stories that show you to the best advantage is a common thing for the first date. However, it is essential not to overdo “heroic deeds”, otherwise, the girl will consider you to be a chatterbox.
The stories about you and the questions addressed to your date should be 50:50. Do not tell superfluous information, pay attention to your new friend.
5. Mentioning your former girlfriend
It is neither good nor bad. If your date shows an unhealthy interest in this topic, it is necessary to tell about your former relations in a cold-blooded manner. For example, “We broke up almost a year ago. Now we do not keep in touch. No, she is not to blame for the scar on my face.”
Do not talk about your former relationship on your own initiative.
6. Embellishing reality
Telling lies is one of the most serious dating fails. There is no guarantee that the information that you hold a black belt in karate, speak 5 foreign languages and own an elite real estate will do you any good. But she will definitely be disappointed when later it will turn out (and this is inevitable) that the only thing you can boast of is an irrepressible imagination.
Do not tell heart-rending stories. About the mother who fed you with cat food in childhood; how you did not go to college because of the lack of money; how the boss gave you a typewriter instead of computer. Nobody likes whiners.
8. Answering calls and messaging
Hideous dating fail is to be distracted by extraneous factors. Turning off your cell phone during date is a simple, respectful and polite way to let your company know that you are interested in her and everything that happens.