Blind dating etiquette

Or you know, we could have just been wrong about them being a perfect match.

Here are some things to remember before heading out on your next first date: If you’re initiating the date: Do the asking in advance.

This photo comes up with you search for "blind date" in our stock photos. As a person who is frequently guilty of the also annoying "Where have all the good men gone?

" lament, I probably should be grateful when someone tries to set me up, but I usually just want to crawl under my bed and hide.

That said, it works for some people and can be a good way to meet guys with real potential, provided you follow some basic guidelines to minimize the awkwardness and avoid under-the-bed hiding.

K__eep it among your inner circle.__ Don't offer to set up people you barely know.

Give your date your full attention, and ask questions directly related to the things she’s sharing with you.

And I was genuinely shocked by the behaviour of one of the daters. And the reason I believe she behaved so rudely, was because she went into the blind date assuming she was going to be matched up with the man of her dreams.If the other person wants to go out again and you don’t, be honest (but gentle) and decline the offer.When it comes to following up after a date, ignore the three-day rule and do what feels right to you. Just be yourself: the right person will appreciate it. What advice would you give someone going on a first date?We let them figure it out (without much pressure), and they are getting married this fall. Or, have you ever made a successful match among friends?But I think they'd both agree that forcing the issue before they were ready could have ended in disaster. No, but seriously..you know someone who'd be a good match for me? Set ups that didn't go so hot: Dating FAIL: My Grandma Tried to Set Me Up…With My COUSINAwkward Dating Situation: I Orchestrated the Worst Set-Up Ever.

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