Tips for blind dating
Since you don't know your date, it would be wise to find out more about one another. Be a good listener, to what the other person has to tell you, be friendly and don't get on the offensive or defensive side. Agree to another meeting if only you are willing to keep the promise.If you agree to meet again, then you can safely exchange phone numbers.A coffee shop you regularly hang out at, a restaurant you frequent, or a mall you usually shop are at perfect places for such a date.Remember, it's not your first date, so the set doesn't have to be romantic.In case, the date takes a nasty turn, your own mode of transport can help you get out of the situation as quickly as possible.Your clothing plays an important part in making the 'first impression'. However, since it is a blind date, or the first meeting ever, share the expense.
Even though Adrienne and Tony were strangers, she knew who he was through mutual friends and had been dying to go out with him.
Adrienne admits that she is “a Type A Personality, control freak, micro-manager who does not like surprises” (her words, not mine).
So being Adrienne, she put her best Type A self forward and planned the entire night.
I caught his eye as I attempted to gracefully descend the steps into the bar where he sat waiting for me (don’t trip, don’t trip, don’t trip).
His face broke into a smile (OK, this is a good sign) and as I got closer, he stood up from the stool to greet me (nice manners! I smiled back as I approached with a nervous, “Shaun?