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eHarmony’s latest research talks about first date dos and don’ts, and how to clinch that exciting second date. So we asked dating expert Sloan Sheridan-Williams to share her advice on making that all important first impression.
When Shakespeare wrote that ‘if music be the food of love, play on’, he probably wasn’t talking about watching a sweaty rock band in the back room of a pub. Nevertheless, we think going to a gig on a date is a great idea
Did you know? Nearly a quarter of all first dates are now arranged via the web, with singles that met online more likely than not to secure a second date.
A first date is a chance to make a lasting impression, to prove that you are that elusive balance of fascinating, down-to-earth but with your finger on the pulse.
“I was thinking we could have some dinner and go to the cinema?” Cue awkward pause as the other person fails to be impressed by the least imaginative date idea ever.
How long have you been with your partner? Perhaps you’re just heading out on your first date, or maybe you’re celebrating an anniversary? Whatever the case, it’s important to put as much thought into a special date five or ten years down the line as it is the very first time you meet someone.
With a population of more than eight million and a history going back for more than two millennia, it’s not surprising that London has its own take on how things should be done. There are unwritten rules about almost everything – including going out on date.
Gingham blankets, wicker baskets and bubbly – some date ideas are tried, tested and become a tradition for a good reason. It’s no surprise that the romantic picnic has long been a British summertime favourite when it comes to dating.