Conventional wisdom tells us never to talk about your ex on a first date but maybe conventional wisdom is wrong. Is there a way that you can talk about your ex while being cautious of how this reflects you?

Dating and relationship coach Laurel House debunks the popular belief that says you shouldn't talk about your ex on a first date. Not only does talking about your ex give you the opportunity to open up to your dates, it might even make them feel good about themselves. As surprising as it sounds, it really does work! In fact, check out this strategy on never having a bad first date ever again; it just may be the key to ending those awkward silences and letting everything else fall into place.

Watch the video above to find out why your ex should be a topic of discussion.

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