3 BIGGEST First Date Turn-On And Turn-Offs, According To Study

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First dates can be some of the most exciting and memorable moments of our lives ... and also the most awkward and terrifying. Perfect dates are ideal, but do they really exist? Most likely not, but with the right moves it can be pretty close.  

To help first daters navigate the exciting yet imperfect world of dating, the dating site Zoosk examined first dates of two couples and analyzed the good and the bad. They then came up with this list of do's and don'ts for a first date:


1. Talk about children. A Zoosk survey revealed that 41 percent of men want to discuss their date's desire, unwillingness, or inability to have children during the first or soon after. It doesn't matter when, as long as it's before things get serious.

2. Talk about jobs. 66 percent of men want to discuss employment status during or immediately after the first date.

3. Be honest and upfront. Sensitive but important information — such as whether you have children or are going through a divorce — should be brought up during first contact, according to 56 percent of men in their survey.


1. Talk about how many partners you've slept with. 52 percent of men don't want to know how many partners their dates have had in the past.

2. Talk about money. Only 8 percent of men want to know of your financial status, but the rest would prefer you don't talk about it.

3. Reveal your sexual kinks. A whopping 68 percent of men prefer that their dates not reveal any unusual fetishes during the first date. Wait until much later on. 


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