There are endless questions that can spin around your head before, during and after a date, which is why we’ve compiled a list of some top dating tips for men, to help make sure your date is an ultimate success. If you’re a little shy, practice beforehand by talking to people you don’t know. Plus, as dating can be a daunting experience, help cut through those nerves by arranging to meet up in familiar territory. Although, maybe avoid your normal Saturday night pub, as bumping into your mates could be a little distracting on your date. Be confident Women value confidence highly when it comes to choosing a guy.
You may not be 6ft tall with a 6-pack, but it’s more attractive to a woman to show that you’re comfortable in your own skin and happy being you. Don’t do all the talking On your date, make sure you don’t do all the talking.Try to keep what you have to say short and concise. If this date goes well, there will be lots more opportunities to share your stories in the future.Don’t be scared of pauses and help mix up the conversation by asking your date questions.Listening is important, as it shows that you are interested in what she has to say. Keep the conversation fun Try to keep your conversation light-hearted.On your first date, you don’t want to get into an in-depth conversation about why you don’t enjoy your job, or other issues you’ve been having.Women want a guy who can make them laugh and ask the right questions.Yes you do have to be serious sometimes, but in the early stages of dating, have some fun. Avoid the ‘ex’ conversation Talking about your ex is dangerous territory.It’s best to stay away from the conversation altogether.Your date will not be interested and it can make things feel awkward between you.If your date does bring up the subject, try to keep answers short (without appearing suspicious).Reassure her that your past is history and that you want to spend your time getting to know her instead. Turn off your phone There’s nothing more annoying than phones ringing whilst trying to spend quality time out with friends, and it’s just as irritating on a date. Yes, in films they always leave it a couple of days to contact each other, but this is 2016.