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Do Not Spend Too Much On Dating

Sep 15, 2008
The crisis is just around the corner, but so is the potential of a long and unlived life. If you are planning on asking someone out, but can not exactly spring for that nice hand-holding moment in the movie house, then you can always go to that Plan B that does not involve you spending an arm and a leg to impress the person you want to be with. Cheap dates are not necessarily crude, not if you plan it well. Take our dating advice: money is not a problem if you find alternatives to spending to amaze your date.

One is to get to know someone online, mostly through online dating sites. This is a great way to establish ties and to check if you like the persons personality enough to talk. Many singles looking for dates, especially those who do not have the luxury of going out all the time can find you on online dating sites. In getting to know each other, you can check if you and your potential date are both on the same wavelength when it comes to expectations from each other, removing the cumbersome should I should not I? decisions everyone makes at the beginning of a possible relationship.

There are many ways to have a date. One of the tried and tested dating tips is that the best way to someone is heart is through a stomach, and it has never been proven wrong. A picnic at the park never stops being romantic. Ask your date what she expects to eat, but offer to bring something you think she will want. Check the weather down to the temperature to see if there is a possibility of rain.

Knowing what to expect weather-wise will help you plan ahead, especially if you need to either bring a blanket or that cooler that can keep your tea cold for a few hours. Spending time to commune with nature not only gives you the opportunity to talk to your date, but the place will also provide a lot of possible conversation-starters. This will help you avoid the awkward silences that are so common in date conversations.

If you are not an outdoorsy-person, then you would better spring for something that the other is interested in. Offer to cook for her at the comfort of your apartment. The ingredients of the food do not need to be expensive; remember that the most important thing for the entire meal is for you to show your cooking skills and for her to like your style. If you feel the need to buy something expensive, then always go for the drinks. If anything, it is the only thing that can actually be worth your money. Cook light food that she can pick out. Heavy food tends to make someone sleepy, so unless you are up for a walk a little after, then she will think you for it.

If your date is into culture, you do not have to pay for expensive museums or tickets to the opera. Look into the local university or college events and check out stuff that she might be into. Even small things like poetry readings can be fun to go to. Small bars can be perfect for a night out, especially if it is cozy enough that you both can still talk with a nice musical background you will both enjoy. Indulge yourself to the neighborhood tourist attraction, and your date will likely be impressed with your level of comfort to the surroundings, she will definitely think you are high-class material.

Money may buy all the comforts in the world, and it always helps to impress your dates. It is only in an ideal world where money will not be a problem, but we re all facing tougher times here. Still, you do not have to give up the chance to connect to someone because of a crisis. The only dating tip you have to remember is that dating is a way for two people to connect, and not the time for you to impress the other with all your abilities. Having her take you as yourself will beat all the money you can spend in the world, hands down.
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Rodrigo Rehn is a Relationships Expert, Linux Systems Administrator, Web Programmer, PHP Developer and CEO of FaceRomance online dating for singles.
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