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I truly hope you can answer me this question as it has been bothering me a lot lately.
My question concerns "blind dates." Is it incumbent on the man -- meeting a woman for the first time, not knowing what she looks like, and not knowing what the woman will think of him -- to take the lady to a restaurant on the first meeting?
On the second date, people are usually more at ease and the conversation is less forced.
Many people also find that even though they didn't feel an instant connection on the first date, this started to change in subsequent meetings.
While blind dates may be nerve-racking, I know plenty of men and women who have found those temporary nerves to be well worth it when the end result was a deep and meaningful relationship.
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Wouldn't we both be uncomfortable and just faking it?
My point is, why spend so much money on a blind date (not to mention all that time), if I find no chemistry with her, or if she finds none with me?
I've heard stories of women who meet men for the first time, and know they did not like them, but "take" him for whatever they can on the date, and then say, "Sorry, I'm not interested." Please advise me on this issue. Steven Frankly, we think that dinner in a restaurant is not one of the best settings for a blind date (neither is a movie), although many people seem to think that etiquette demands it. A blind date should be treated as an opportunity to learn about the other person, to decide if there is enough between you to get to a second date.
Trying not to talk with your mouth full, and praying that you don't spill something or get lettuce stuck between your teeth, is not the most conducive atmosphere for conversation.
By Megan Carson I’ve been on over 30 blind dates in the last two years.
To me a “thoughtful set-up” by a third party is one where I would have more in common with my date than just being single and having a pulse.
This gives them an opportunity to talk, and provides something to look at and even refer to during those awkward silences we all experience.