Securing a first date pretty much means that someone has given you a chance to spend time with them, and so you must be well prepared.
Have you ever watched the local dating shows on TV and cringed at the conversations people are holding? Yikes!
Some awkward things like wanting to know what tribe someone is should not arise folks! Here are topics to completely avoid:
Religious and political beliefs
This is normally a very sensitive topic when it comes to your personal beliefs. Most people during dates try to avoid talking about such beliefs because you may never know whether they are religious or follow any political affiliates. It’s tricky to say something like your religion, which is premised on things like whether you’ll go to heaven or hell, can be affected by the dirty, secular world of politics. To avoid being in an awkward situation just avoid talking about religion and politics. You’ll be in the clear.
Past relationships and hurts
Ain’t you not trying to get over your ex? And that is why you are having a date, to get over your past relationship. It is a clear indication when you talk about your previous relationship, means you are still not over your ex. This is a sign that you are just having a casual date and nothing serious will come from the first date. Ladies try avoiding talking about your previous hurt relationships.
Ethnicity and cultural differences
Tribalism is a very sensitive topic and people try to shun away from the topic. Such topics cause uproar between individuals of different backgrounds. To avoid being tribal, it’s safe to avoid such topics to be on the safe side. We are all from different cultural backgrounds and we should be willing to accommodate each other.
Finances and how much each earns
During a first date, it is advisable to avoid the money topic. You would not want to be labelled a ‘golddigger’ during the first date. Note, when you find your date asking about your financial status during your first date run. This will be a relationship based on financial benefits.
Where the relationship is going after the date
If you will give or get a second date after the first, then that is a clear indication that the date was a success and chances of a second date is evident. You really cannot know where a relationship is going after the first date, asking this question leads to a dwindle and lack of interest in the person.