Most of our parents met just before their big day. If they were lucky, that is! Some had to make do with awkward pictures of each other before they finally met at the mandap. And even if some did have a love marriage, they didn’t go on dates. They snuck out of their houses to have a talk under a tree or take a walk together. Back then, it was how our elders interacted.
But times have changed and so has the youth of this era. We go on dates. It could be a blind one. Or one set up through Tinder or even Facebook. We decide a time and place and rendezvous there. We meet, we eat and we talk. At the end of it all, we try and decide whether this is going to continue or if we have had enough. And this is exactly why the impressions you make matter.
If you keep going on first dates that never turn into a second or a third, you might be doing something wrong or something that’s putting them off. But do not fear! I am here to tell you exactly what are the big ‘No’s’ when it comes to first dates. Avoid them at all cost. Or you might end up stuck in a loop of first dates forever.