Posts tagged first dates

The first date went well. What next?

It’s the day after that first meeting and you think there was chemistry. Working out the next step can tie people up in knots. Communication is the key to moving forward. It was a great night out and you’re keen for round two. You’ve got thousands of thoughts running through your head. Who makes contact […]

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It’s the first date. Who pays?

The rules about how men and women relate to each other are being updated constantly. There used to be almost universal acceptance that the man paid for the night out. Who picks up the tab now?  It is a vexing question, this “who pays?” thing, and nowhere near as straightforward as you might imagine. While on […]

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A great first date, but no second

In our Dating Diaries, real people talk about real dates … what went right, what went wrong, what they learnt from the experience. And the biggest question of all: was there a second date? Cameron, 48, is an analyst, currently on a career break. He is divorced with two children. Who did you go on […]

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A tale of the unexpected: how a game of pool broke the ice

In our Dating Diaries, real people talk about real dates … what went right, what went wrong, what they learnt from the experience. And the biggest question of all: was there a second date? Pablo Seoane, 31, works in marketing and likes to take the lead on first dates. He operates a speed-dating night in […]

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Wear something tried and tested on a first date

It’s tempting to buy something new for a first date, but wearing something you know works well means you’ll have one less thing to worry about. So, you’ve got a hot first date coming up. Naturally, you’re thinking about a new outfit, new shoes, maybe even new underwear… but hold on a second, let’s not […]

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15 Great first date questions

There they sit—you could spot them a mile away. A man and woman face each other across a table at a downtown bistro, looking nervous and awkward. No doubt about it, they’re on their first date. How do we know it’s their first time out together? All the observable and obvious clues: they are nicely […]

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Dating

6 Reasons why you might not be getting a second date

Here’s a common scenario: you went on a first date and felt like you two really hit it off. You made each other laugh, had heaps in common, had good chat and talked about doing it again soon. And then… radio silence. So what happened?

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Love & Dating

Where to take your date for the first time

You’ve found your perfect match now all you need is the ideal first date location. We’ve enlisted in the help of the world’s leading restaurant search and discovery app, Zomato, to guide you through first date bliss.

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10 Signs you should definitely meet up

All the signs they’re definitely worth a date IRL.

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Dating, Love & Dating

4 Ways to get out of a first date

Sometimes you just don’t click… so what’s the best way to say ‘thanks but no thanks’ without hurting their feelings?

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Dating, Love & Dating