We all know the feeling: you’ve got a date tonight; your stomach feels like it’s full of bees; your nerves are jangling so much your hands are effectively unusable. You put on your most flattering shirt, and then you head off to the restaurant to see the girl with whom you may, if all goes well, end up spending the remainder of your days. ‘No pressure,’ you say to yourself when you enter the restaurant and find your date sitting at the table; and sit down, face-to-face with latent failure. A date conversation is like a minefield.
Here, follow these nine good questions to ask a girl on a date, which should bring the conversation, through its network of bombs, all the way home:
You should break the ice with such a pleasantry as this. Make a bad joke, but make sure you tell it with a wry smile on your face, which lets her know that you know that it is bad. Lead off with polite jocosity.