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?
The final questions should easily transition you out of the date while subtly implying that you’d be down to meet up again.
As a coach I listen a lot more than I talk, it’s the nature of what I do.
It’s also a strategy that works well if you find yourself nervous.
You are anxious and going out on a date with a relative stranger can feel awkward.
Remember that your counterpart is likely to be as nervous as you though, even if they don’t look it!
Four things to ask her or him about on a first date? Here, we’ve divided your hypothetical first date into five phases and suggested a series of questions to ask your date during each.
These questions are key primers, the ones to ask after you’ve said hello, and settled in somewhere comfortable. 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? 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? If you won the lottery tomorrow, what’s the first thing you’d buy? Time to seal the deal—the last few minutes of a date are crucial to make sure a second date happen.