7 First Date Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make

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7 First Date Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make
Are you guilty of any of these dating sins? Find out why you're not getting past the first date.

4. Get Hammered
Don’t do it. And don't talk about how you are all of the time. It's not flattering. If you think it is flattering, go pick up someone who is also constantly hammered and flatter each other.

3. Be Rude to the Server
If your date is nice to you but mean to the server, your date is not a nice person. Everyone else in the world gives you permission to walk out without a word (and if it's handy, push their face into a nearby cake) if your date is rude to anyone in the hospitality industry in front of you. Come on humanity, you should know better by now.

2. Obsessively Check your Phone or Engage in Too Much Texting, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
How much is too much? ANY. Turn your phone off. It should be common knowledge that a person who is occupying the physical space next to you takes precedence over a text that asks "OMFresh wut r u wharing? KHA-KEEZ?"

1. Talk About Your Ex
This is the most egregious first date offense. Every time you say your ex’s name, it’s like someone can see a little movie playing inside your head where a Savage Garden song comes on and your brain bursts into tears. And then explodes.

There are lots of horrendous first-date behaviors but these are the highlights. Ask for more examples or clarification in the comments and good luck!

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