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The First Date With Someone From An Internet Dating Site

Oct 12, 2007
Now that you have made the move to trying out an internet dating site, you have found yourself a date. What is the next step, where should you go, what should you say? Find out the proper etiquette that is expected of you when you go on a date with someone you met on an internet dating site.

Don't be late!

Obvious though this may seem getting together with someone you met on an internet dating site is the easiest person to stand up. Someone who is waiting to meet you for the first time is going to be nervous and if you are late, the anxiety level may rise thinking you are going to be a no show. Making a stressful situation even more stressful is no way to begin your date with someone you have met on an internet dating site.

You can talk about the internet dating site where you met to get started

Finding something to say to a virtual (no pun intended) stranger can be hard without conversation seeming stilted or rehearsed. Talking about the internet dating site where you met is a good way to get the conversation ball rolling. Be careful how much you tell your date about your previous experiences especially if they have been negative. This will have the other person thinking you are super critical and expect to be on the list of bad experiences themselves. Remember not to ask too many questions about their past either, you may not like the answers you get. If the relationship moves on to a more serious note, then you can talk all you feel comfortable with about past lovers.

Set up a way out

Even if you have exchanged a flurry of emails and sent photos back and forth, someone you meet on an internet dating site might not be your cup of tea. You certainly can't be cruel and tell them, "Sorry, you ain't it!" You can set up a system that can get you out of your date quickly and painlessly. Have someone give you a call on your cell phone 15-30 minutes into your date can be a wise move, and if things are not going the way you would have liked, you have a way to escape and allow the person to keep their dignity.

Keep things brief

Since you can consider a date with someone you met on an internet dating site pretty much a blind date, you should choose an activity that will be brief, such as meeting for lunch or drinks after work. To meet someone for dinner and plan an entire evening out is foolish especially if you find you don't really mesh with the person. If you are planning to meet someone you met on an internet dating site at a restaurant or other food oriented venue, be sure you choose something easy to eat so you can make a good first impression. You don't want to look like a slob.
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