First dates are like the covers of the books and don’t hit me with that don’t judge a book by its cover because nobody really wants to go through the entire book on the first date. And so it’s very important to know what to do and what not do especially if you seek to have a second date.
We may have the answers, though! I mean, that’s why we are here. For the purpose of this article, we got speaking to a few women, those in relationships and single women alike and so here’s a few things men should avoid doing on a first date.
Women feel sometimes men burden them with the labour of going through a lot in their life on first dates and it’s not supposed to be. So know it’s the first date and just talk little details about yourself.
2. Be intelligent
Women generally hate it when men on dates do not know basic things, so if possible, do some digging about your date and get to know her. One of the women we spoke to, said her date didn’t know what a content writer did, and he said something else. To be on the safe side, if you don’t know it, don’t assume.
3. Don’t think it’ll end in sex
Men need to understand that not all first dates end in sex and as thus, remove all the thoughts from your head. Every damn thing. It’ll make the date go fine and would lead to the probability of a second date.
4. Don’t overdrink
Few of the ladies who spoke to us mentioned that men had been drunk on dates before and we really can’t understand how that works really. But if you’re the culprit, first dates are most definitely not the time to show off your drinking prowess okay? Good.
5. Avoid being the comedian
A lot of men know women like funny men and as such come prepared to turn everything into laugh fest and this is totally wrong. Forget all the ideas in your head and resist the temptation to make crass and tasteless jokes, and more importantly, prevent your date from the struggle to laugh or blush at your jokes.
6. Avoid weird touches
A lot of women love their space and so they hate it when men touch them discreetly on the first date. According to one of the ladies who spoke to us for the purpose of this article, she says “You don’t know me too well and that’s clearly an invasion of space”. So don’t do it.
7. Don’t stare for too long
People in the past have gotten dumped at the first date because they were over staring, either at the ladies boobs or ass or even another lady. So, don’t over stare. Nothing at all
8. No phones
No phones at dates, because it’s rude. What this means is forget the world, forget your twitter fam, forget to Instagram that food really. It’s the first date and it won’t kill you if you don’t post this one food okay? Very good.
9. No friends
Some people still don’t understand how offensive it is to bring a friend on a date and it shouldn’t be. Men, don’t try it. Even if you meet a friend at the date, don’t invite him over. It’s wrong and won’t allow for communication between both parties, which the date is supposed to do.
10. Don’t blow up when she pays
Some women are very independent and as such may want to pay the bills, or even go dutch and men need to understand that it’s a thing. Don’t cause a scene, agree on something and leave.