Asking follow up questions shows that you are listening and truly engaged in conversation. But, had I not left room for one exception, I wouldn't have met my husband. Should you try and cram in as much fact-finding as possible beforehand, or is less actually more? Authors of dating articles like to advise people to, "Be yourself," but being yourself with a new date is easier said than done. Apprehension can strike down the most seasoned dater but, luckily, there are ways to beat it. In fact, a study at the University of Florida found that you should wait no longer than 23 days after your initial interaction. You are just getting a feel for each other.
Waiting around is no fun for anyone.
10 (actually useful) first date tips: advice from the experts
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