First date advice

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Even for the most fearless amongst us, dating can be nerve-wracking. Perhaps you’re meeting for the first time or taking your friendship to a new level; whatever your reason, we have some great first date advice to help you combat those dating nerves and prepare yourself for a fabulous rendez-vous.

Top Online Dating Tips for Shrinking Violets

Struggling with how best to present yourself in your profile? Your online dating profile speaks volumes, so you need to make sure it’s saying all the right things about you. Whether you’re a shrinking violet or a real livewire, there are lots of singles out there who will be interested in what you’ve got to offer. Our First Date Tips for Shy Singles section is bursting at the seams with helpful advice to help you get started with dating.

Break the Ice

If you’re battling with first date nerves or struggling for conversation starters, look no further. Our article on How to Break the Ice is packed with simple ideas to help make your date the first of many! Our handy hints will help you stay calm and collected, so you can really put your best foot forward on your date.

Banish Those Nerves

Where to go? What to wear? From how to prepare for the evening to how to stay comfortable and keep the conversation flowing on the date itself, we’ve got all the advice you need to help keep your nerves at bay with our Ways to Eliminate Nerves section.

Telling Questions

Sometimes, it can be difficult to know what to say on a first date, but listening to what your dating partner has to say can be just as important. We’ve compiled a first date questions that will not only help you learn more about your date and their interests, but will also show them what a friendly and approachable person you can be.

Play it Safe

Knowing whether to play it safe with a traditional dinner and cinema date or go all out on a fun dating adventure can be difficult to judge. What you suggest for a first date could reveal a lot about you, so think carefully and pick wisely. If you’re struggling to decide on an innovative first date, fear no more. Our 15 Alternative First Date Ideas section offers you a range of fresh ideas and fun twists on traditional dating ideas that could help you start something special with the object of your affections.

Dating do’s and don’ts

We’ve compiled a fool proof guide of dos and don’ts for your first date dining experience. Be sure to read these handy hints that could help you secure that all important second date.