5 first date mistakes to avoid

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Read this to help you avoid mistakes and making a fool of yourself. Screen Shot 2016-12-08 at 12.52.30 PM  Talking about your ex This will come across as inapropriate and that you haven’t moved on. Unless you’re asked directly, keep it to yourself. According to Psychology.com, if you’re being asked, say the briefest and nicest thing and politely try to change the subject. Keep checking your phone Imagine you’re sitting at the restaurant and the person that you’re with keeps checking the phone? Wouldn’t you feel like the person is bored? Being occupied by a phone can make you appear as being impolite. Psychologist Guy Winch advises that, “if you must check your phone, explain why, and do it quickly or just excuse yourself to the restroom and do it there.” Bragging Bragging never appeals to anyone. How you earn, what car you drive or how big your house is, is just boasting. For someone who doesn’t have much, it might create resentment to them. Talking too much Your conversation should flow back and forth; don’t make it hard for the other person to get a word in. If the person you’re with is not a talker, try to ask open-ended questions. Experts say don’t ask more than three questions in a row as it’ll come across as interrogation. Dress code Girl! You need to dress to impress but at the same it must be appropriate. Don’t wear something too revealing as it might send a wrong message and don’t look too casual as it will look like you didn’t put any effort.

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