Como Se Comportar No Primeiro Encontro?

So you met a really cool guy on social media, and you are about to go out with. Exciting? Sure it is. Sometimes a little bit nervous? Of course. But how do you deal with the anxiety that automatically comes with first-date territory? Most of the times is all about , being yourself is probably the best way to ensure you not only have a good time on a first date, but also get a second date, too.

That said, there are a few dos and don’ts to keep in mind when hanging out with someone new just remember is important to a make a really good first impression to move for  a second date with someone you really like. 


Be a gentleman

Being polite to everyone, keep a good eye contact and offering to get the other person a cab home (theirs, not yours) will show that you’re a long-term candidate. Similarly, don’t dominate the conversation, let the partner give his thoughts and also a chance to interject.


Do speak up

Nobody likes a pushover, so if your date tells you he or she has planned a night at a sushi restaurant and you don’t eat fish or you just don't like it, or they want to hang at a cocktail lounge but you don’t drink,  don't be afraid to speak up. It’ll only looks weird if you tell them all that after you’re already seated and waiting to order. Same goes for being decisive. If your date asks what you’d like to eat, drink, or share for dessert, don’t say "I don't know, what you having?” It shows that you don't have personal likes and you loose a lot of points for that. 


Don't Wear things that you can't walk with Eat, Breathe, or Talk in.

Sure, you want to look the best version of yourself , but a first date isn’t the time to take those wedding suits, or wear that dress that’s a little too tight. Why? Because first dates are anxiety-filled enough and being uncomfortable in your clothes only makes it worse. Make yourself comfortable with something you can walk with.

Pay the bill

When it comes to pay the bill on date one, no doubt, "men is on you" It's not a rule, but it also gives a chance to throw in a humorous “you can pay next time” and avoid the awkward “shall we do this again sometime?”. 



Don 't touch in your phone

Most of the dates lasts around four hours but If you can’t go that long without needing to be attached to some tech (phone) you don’t need a girlfriend – you need a Fleshlight.

If you really must check it, let them know why beforehand or go to the toilet – but remember, the only acceptable reasons are siblings in labour, sick children and your football team being in the Champions League final. 

Don’t Get Drunk

We get it, dates are a nerve-wracking experience, so we’re all for Dutch courage; but the aim is to make a good impression, not get a drunken leg over or do a wake ’n’ cringe the next day.

Alcohol changes the way we behave (and not always for the better). Know your limit, don’t mix drinks, and always make sure there is a jug of water on the table.



Marcelo Van Dunem