12. When something is awkward say, “Man, that was awkward!” and look deep into his eyes.
Make covert glances at the man near the bar when you think we’re not looking. This speaks volumes. Nothing misses us. Deal breaker.
Here are a few suggestions to promote honesty and see if it’s worth going on a second date.
I’d started coming late to class on purpose, so she could see me walk in unapologetically.
It’s easy to make a good first impression in these situations. A little bit of cleavage, a self-deprecating anecdote, and just enough references to great literature to prove my braininess.
Ogling at the beautiful girl that just went by. So why didn’t you go out with that girl instead?
Why waste time? I’m 25. The internal clock is ticking. I don’t have time to sit through all that mundane banter.
It’s best not to be picky on a first date. To keep an open mind. To be accepting and spontaneous. But some behavior encountered during the first date of trying another human being on for size is beyond the acceptability spectrum.
My first encounter with the beast that is a hideous first date came at the impressionable age of 16.
The third most sweat inducing experience of one’s life is probably the first date. The first two, of course, being actually talking to the opposite sex in the first place and masturbating while your parents are home.