Dating things to talk about
The final questions should easily transition you out of the date while subtly implying that you’d be down to meet up again.
If you think things went well, don’t be afraid to let him or her know.
Travel is not only a safe topic for any type of date, it can tell you a lot about a person and how well the two of you might connect.
For instance, if your date is into diving the Great Barrier Reef and you are allergic to salt, this might be the time to reconsider if he is the man for you. Beware of the guy or girl that does not hang out with friends of the same sex.
This article features tips on how to create a profile that reflects your personality, how to search for people with common interests, and how to initiate conversations and in-person meetings.
However, the problem is not that big as many guys thing.
The trick to successfully vetting a prospect on a first date, while simultaneously keeping the energy light and fun, is knowing what questions to ask and how to ask them. What are their likes and dislikes, what do you have in common, what does he or she do in their spare time?
For example, work, his or her family, hobbies, pop culture, and favorite music are all surefire bets. If you’re savvy, you’ll realize that certain questions–even the most basic ones—have the ability to tell a lot about a person.
Maybe both of you love to cook or maybe you will find out that you are both professionals at ordering out. A lack of answers to this question could be an immediate red flag. We all listen to music, even if it's not on purpose. Your date may not know specific bands, but they will know styles, and if this topic seems uncomfortable, feel free to add favorite TV shows and movies into the conversation.
Unless you have met someone who is completely unmotivated, he or she will want to talk about their future.
If you and your date are starting to hit it off, it’s time to start slipping in some slightly more personal questions, while making sure neither of you feel compelled to reveal too much. If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?