First Date Ideas

Written by on February 15, 2011 in Relationships - 10 Comments | Print this page


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You have a date this coming Saturday night and you don’t know what to do, where to have the date, what to wear, what to prepare, what to bring and so on. To guide you, below are first date ideas and relationship tips that are sure to help you out.

1. Do you and your date enjoy frolicking on the white sand and gazing at the beautiful sunset? Why not go to the beach. This is the perfect way to enjoy the sun and the sea. You can do different activities at the beach such as island hopping, diving, or surfing.

2. Although it is advisable that your first date should be focused on having a very fruitful conversation in order to get an opportunity to get to know each other, watching a concert is an alternative. For instance, your favorite singer comes to town and luckily it will happen on your first date. Take your date to the concert and at the same time you will enjoy your favorite singer.

3. Try to consider going to the amusement park even if it is generally for children. It will be fun to try the different rides with your date. Go get the cutest teddy bear from the shooting gallery for your date.

4. Do you want to have an intimate conversation with your date? Consider going on a picnic date. You can show-off your skills in making a sumptuous sandwich.

5. Go for a sports date. You can play badminton or tennis.

6. Want to have a unique location for your date? Consider having a roof-top date. There are hotels, restaurants and buildings that have roof-tops that you can rent for a candlelight dinner.

7. A simple house date sounds so romantic. You can prepare a fancy dinner for your date from appetizer to dessert.

8. Have a balloon ride. This is a good opportunity to see the beauty of nature while having a conversation with your date. It would be a bonus if your date is afraid of heights because she or he will be clinging and hanging on to you.

9. Attend classes together like cooking or photography classes. Both of you will learn and at the same time, you will enjoy each other’s company.

10. Spend your time with your date in a charitable institution. For instance, there are homes for the aged that accept volunteers in serving food during meal time.

Like in every new business, location is very crucial. No matter how prepared you are, how nice your car is, how presentable you are, if the location doesn’t suit the preference of your date, it will ruin everything.

Dating is the first stage of having a relationship. You should always remember that before planning your first date, you are deciding and committing to getting into a relationship. Dating is serious business, so don’t play around with someone’s feelings.

The first date ideas and relationship tips mentioned above are effective once you carefully consider the personality and preference of your date. Any date will be a surefire success once you carefully plan it.

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Alana Johnson

Alana Johnson tries to enjoy the simple things in life and writes for the Lifestyle category on Quality Life Resources. Living in the small New England town of Norwalk, CT, she looks forward to the warm summer months. To submit your own article for my category, please click HERE. View all Self Improvement articles.

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