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9 Painfully Awkward Things Not To Say On A First Date

Listen up kids! We are here to save you from awkward silences and even more awkward conversations on first dates. We've compiled the ultimate list of conversation topics to avoid when you take that cutie from the apartment next door out for drinks. Men and women should heed these warnings equally (except number 2. Ladies, that one's for you) and strive to improve your first date game. 1. Past exes. Let's not go down Depressing Failed Relationships Road, shall we?

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I do not envy you, sister.
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The Fantasy Versus The Reality … Of First Dates

Okay kids, it's that time again: time to address the hideously awkward truths of dating. First dates in particular are nasty little dens of discomfort and stilted conversations (yeah, your friends will occasionally have an amazing night, but that rarely happens to you). So, let's jump right in and see where Fantasy-You and Reality-You collide.

The Only 2 Things To Look For On A First Date
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The Only 2 Things To Look For On A First Date

The excitement and anticipation of a first date can be nerve racking. It's hard to know what to look for on a first date however the foundation of any great relationship has only two key ingredients. Do you want to know what they are? Me too... Actually I know what they are and I'm about to tell you but first consider this.

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Let's get this convo started.
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Awkwardness, Be Gone: 10 Best First-Date Conversation Starters

First dates can be exciting, nerve-wracking and filled with possibility. If you arrive armed with some conversational ammo to kill any awkward silences, you'll increase the likelihood that you'll have a good time and maybe even find yourself wanting date number two. As a way to break the ice (beyond commenting on the weather) these conversation kick-starters are sure to open up a dialogue and help you get to know each other. Or, at the very least, keep you entertained.

Why doesn't he call back?
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Why doesn't he call back?

You had a wonderful first date. But he never called back.  So what went wrong? As a professional dating coach, I hear many women ask that question. Well, guess, what, ladies:  I also hear men give me their side of the story.  So here it is – the truth from the other side.

The Right Way To Say, “I’m not Interested.”
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The Right Way To Say, “I’m not Interested.”

Boy meets girl. Boy promises to call girl. Boy disappears. Sound familiar? Nobody likes this story, yet it is recurring on the bookshelves of our lives everywhere. And this tale knows no gender limits. Girls are ignoring their perplexed dates at high frequencies too because it is all too easy for all of us to pretend our dates’ feelings have vanished with our manners.

First Date: What Not To Say On A First Date
For most people, dating is a means to an end: finding that one person to share your life.
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First Date Faux Pas: 5 Things You Shouldn't Talk About

First dates can be awkward enough without someone blurting out that they collect Pokemon cards, or once went a week without showering. Knowing what not to talk about, and bring up in conversation will help relieve some of the weirdness that a first date involves.

Sending the Message You Want to Send: Four First Date Outfit Tips
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Sending the Message You Want to Send: Four First Date Outfit Tips

Sending the Message You Want to Send: Four First Date Outfit Tips Ladies and gentlemen, fashion is one of the most significant topics of attraction in the world. Fashion has been around since the beginning of time. Stressing fashion's place in this world gives credence to the seriousness of dressing for the best first-date impressions. After all, once that first date impression is over, it's over.

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"Hair. Definitely hair. I just can't with bad hair or no hair." - Jennie, 32.
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Shoes 'n Tattoos: 11 Singles Reveal How They Judge A First Date

For the fourth year in a row, Match.com conducted their annual "Singles in America" study so that, you, the singles of the world, could see exactly where you rank amongst your fellow singles. While the study delved into how people met their most recent first date, what topics to avoid, and appropriate behavior at night's end, it also found that people can be very, VERY judgmental when it comes to their date.