No matter how romantic one is, there are nerve testing times when breaking the ice gets tough.
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.
Sure, they’re kind of snoozy, but they’ll set the tone for your date, and give you immediate things to talk about: “ 1.
What do you do, and how long have you been doing it?
Time to seal the deal—the last few minutes of a date are crucial to make sure a second date happen.
Do you have any fun plans for the rest of the weekend? If you’re confident, ask if she or he would like to continue the date someplace else. ) alternate ending to the night rather than simply going your separate ways after drinks or dinner. There’s this cool bar I know around here, want to go grab a drink? Want to get coffee/dessert after this somewhere else? My friend’s actually having a party a few blocks away, do you wanna stop by? This phase is tricky, and should only be reserved if you’re really feeling strong vibes. If you could be any person for a day, who would it be? Do your parents still live in the house you grew up in? What you have to realize is that asking questions is not the only way to get to know someone. - What's your biggest fear, and your biggest strength? - Which is the most beautiful place you've ever seen? Who was the lucky guy and are you still in touch with him? - If you get to be someone else for a day, who would you want to be? - Have you done something special for someone without their knowledge?