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Should You Go On A Second Date?

second dateFirst dates don’t always go as smoothly as people hope they will. There might be a hitch or two during or after the outing that makes you wonder if you should attempt a second. This article outlines five possible situations that may arise and what you should do.

They arrive late- If your date arrived late, a second try depends on a couple of things. Did your partner let you know they were going to be late? If so, this is a sign of respect and courtesy. If they were apologetic, it’s likely that the delay was unintentional.

It’s important to remember that things sometimes happen that causes someone to be late. A person who is considerate enough to keep you so apprised deserves a second date. On the other hand, someone who doesn’t seem to think punctuality is essential will probably keep you waiting in the future. Anyone who doesn’t inform you about or apologize for their lateness is not worthy of a second chance.

They spend the entire date on their phone- Unless your date has informed you they are expecting an urgent business call or an update on their grandmother who is in the hospital, spending the entire time staring at their phone probably won’t earn a second date. When someone is always distracted by their phone, they aren’t giving you their undivided attention. If you can’t get someone’s attention on the first date, it’s unlikely to happen in future outings.

They are quiet and nervous- First dates can be nerve-wracking. Don’t be too hard on someone for being shy, quiet, or nervous. That doesn’t mean they aren’t interested in you. It may just take them more time to warm up and feel more comfortable. In this case, a second date is a good idea. You will both be more relaxed and able to enjoy the time spent together… Continue Reading >>>>