How To Have A Successful Blind Date

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If you are interested in blind dating you will be pleased to know that it really is not any different than going on a normal date.  The only big difference is that you should exercise a little more caution towards the person you are on a date with than other dates due to the fact that you do not know the person at all.  The ultimate goal on a blind date is to have the date go well so that you can be sure that there will be a second date.  Here are some other tips to have a successful blind date and many dates after.

Fun Date And A Lot Of Conversation

One of the key factors to having a successful blind date is to have a fun date this is a for sure way to guarantee that you will have a second date.  There are many different types of dates that you can set up.  If you want to have a safe bet you can plan a dinner date but those dates are not very original and not very memorable.  Of course you can stop and grab something to eat but then you should be off to some sort of fun activity.  Examples of these are miniature golf, amusement parks, bowling, the options are endless.  You should plan an activity such as these that you can have fun while still having a conversation.  The dinner and a movie date is fun but do not offer the perfect time for conversation.

Dress To Impress

When you are heading out to go on a blind date you should always dress to impress.  First impressions are everything and you will not have a second chance to make that first impression.  You should dress like you put a lot of effort into your appearance.  Not only will looking good give you the self-confidence that you need when you are nervous about meeting someone but your date will also be impressed with the way you look.

Exercise Caution On Your Date

When you are heading out on your blind date you need to remember that you have never met this person before so you need to exercise extreme caution.  This is still true if you are being set up with someone that your best friend is setting you up with.  There are plenty of strange people in the world.  A good idea is to plan the date where you are meeting in a well-lit area with plenty of other people around.  You should not plan on meeting someone you do not know in an area that is secluded.  Your safety is the most important thing when it comes to blind dates.

End The Date Appropriately

When you are on a blind date and it is not going well you should extend common courtesy to the other person and simply explain to him or her that you do not feel like it is going well and you think you should end the date.  If you do not feel comfortable doing that then you should probably stick it out until the date is complete. If you feel that neither of you are having a good time on the date then you can discuss the option of ending the date early.  However if you are enjoying your date you should let the other person know and perhaps suggest a second date.

Blind dates can be a frightening time.  However if you go into the date with the intention of being yourself and having fun you might be able to find the love of your life and actually have a good time.

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