First date dating
Before going on your next date with someone you met online, consider doing these four things first.
I know there are people who feel like doing extensive online research on a perspective date can taint the experience of "organically getting to know someone," but the truth is, you're meeting a total stranger that might very well turn out to be sketchy.
Living in a world where almost any tidbit of info is just a Google search away, it can be super easy to verify information about people.
But the downside to meeting someone online is that it can also be much easier for someone to be dishonest and get away with it, as opposed to back in the day when most of one's dates came from within their circle, plus the occasional coffee shop stranger here and there.
Maybe they just lied about something they had no idea was a total deal-breaker for you.
watch you throw up into your hands and then have that overflow into your plate of gnocchi.
That sentence was very specific for a reason.” — Kyle, 27“If you’re suggesting a place to meet up, make sure it’s somewhere you can actually hear the other person talking.
Thankfully I had an exit story that I had told more times than I'm proud to say, and it rolled off my tongue so easily, I almost believed it myself.
Having a prepared excuse to leave early might seem mean, but in my opinion, you don't need to sit through anything you don't want to.