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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.

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11 (More) Great First Date Questions

First dates can be a little nerve-wracking, especially when awkward silences set in. The next time you face a dreaded lull in first date conversation, try one of these great first date questions: 1. How was your day? It’s a simple question, and one that’s too easily forgotten. Ask your date about his/her day, inquiring […]

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From Start to Finish, the Science of the Perfect First Date

From Start to Finish, the Science of the Perfect First Date

Your profiles match. You’ve moved slowly into a promising online friendship. And now it’s time to bring a book and rose to the coffee shop for your first official date.

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First Date Danger Zone

First Date Danger Zone

Going out with someone new can be exciting—as long as it’s the right someone.

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Twelve First Date Questions We Love

Get to know someone a little better by keeping a few of these first date questions in your back pocket!

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14 Facts You Should Never Share on a First Date

It’s your big night – your hot date. You’re likely to be nervous, and for some, this means non-stop chattering. What issues should you guard against mentioning during your time together?

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4 Ways To Make It A Great First Date

4 Ways To Make It A Great First Date

That all-important first date: where do you go?  What do you talk about?  Should you let him kiss you?  How do you keep a date from turning into an interview?  The key is creating a “shared experience” that establishes a lasting, romantic connection from the get-go.  Here’s how to do it.

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Video: What Not to Talk About on a First Date

To get personal, or not to get personal? Find out what topics of conversation are strictly off-limits for date #1!

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15 Great First Date Questions

There’s no need for awkward silences or uncomfortable exchanges — try one of these conversation starters.

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Avoiding the First Date Disaster

Avoiding the First Date Disaster

Picture this. You have great chemistry from the stroke of your keyboard. You have fun emailing and sending instant messages to each other. He thinks you’re a knockout. You think he’s charming.

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5 First Date Turn Offs for Men

5 First Date Turn Offs for Men

Ladies, this one is for you! Take a journey into the mind of men and learn what they’re thinking on a first date. Their list of female turn-offs may surprise you.

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