First Dates

Get first date tips to make your first date a great one. Start your dating relationship off the right way with advice from the experts on eHarmony.

What Not to Eat and Drink on a First Date

What Not to Eat and Drink on a First Date

Avoiding embarrassment is probably the number one priority for most people on a first date. So why do so many people do themselves in by reaching for the wrong foods? Check out what shouldn’t be on the menu on a first date.

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First Date Dos and Don'ts: Surefire Style Tips and Fashion Faux Pas

First Date Dos and Don’ts: Surefire Style Tips and Fashion Faux Pas

Don’t wait until the last minute to throw your ensemble together…but do break out a signature piece that shows your personality! Read on for more first date dressing tips!

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5 Tips for Creating a Great First Date

5 Tips for Creating a Great First Date

Creating a great first date is not rocket science. A little thoughtfulness, confidence, and imagination should do the trick. Here are a few guidelines to help you maximize your chances of success.

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5 Things Not to Wear on a First Date

5 Things Not to Wear on a First Date

If you can’t decide what to wear on that next hot date, start with what NOT to wear.

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Picking up First Date Clues

Picking up First Date Clues

Learn how to be a dating sleuth! Look for clues to see how well you match up with that potential special someone.

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5 Things it's NOT Okay to Ask on a First Date

5 Things it’s NOT Okay to Ask on a First Date

In an effort to get to know your date, you turn the conversation to him or her, firing off seemingly innocuous questions. Or are they?

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The First Date Checklist

First dates can be so nerve-wracking, sometimes we wonder if it’s worth it to take a chance on someone new. If you are on the fence, take our survey to answer the question: to date or not to date?

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5 Bad Habits that Tank First Dates

5 Bad Habits that Tank First Dates

If you find yourself tanking first dates too often, then try to avoid these habits that can derail the first-date train before it even gets going.

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I am Terrible at First Dates!

I am Terrible at First Dates!

Dr. Warren: I am terrible at first dates! My nerves usually get the best of me. I just can’t be myself. I feel like I either am too quiet or say the wrong things. How will I ever end up with someone special if I keep blowing it on the first date?

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The Perfect First Date

The Perfect First Date

Your heart races. Beads of sweat form on your brow. All the classic symptoms of fear and anxiety are there. But did you know that nerves can actually be your best friend on a date?

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