By acknowledging that your brain just failed you, you’ll be breaking the ice and making him more comfortable, too.

Show interest in your date and be an active listener. (If you talk non-stop when you’re nervous, try to be aware of this and intentionally refocus the conversation on him.) 8. If something feels awkward, if you wish you could take back something you said, or if your mind just went blank and you can’t remember your mom’s name, speak up. Be clear about physical boundaries if he’s over-eager.

(Note: If you offer to split the bill, be prepared to actually split the bill.

If she doesn’t like your choice of venue, then make up for it in the interaction.

If the venue is more important to her than spending time with you, she’s not a keeper.

Then tell her that she has to be the one to choose the next date, AGAIN, and this is very important, you must say this in a playful manner.

Always stay committed to your decisions, and never be apologetic about them either.

Never invite a woman on a formal ‘date’ if all you are looking to do is engage in one or more episodes of short-term and/or non-monogamous ‘casual’ sex with her.

Just hook up with that woman and have sex with her; 1. Say it Again: Mastering the Fine Art of Verbal Seduction and Aural Sex’.

Susan Winter (Allowing Magnificence and Older Women/Younger Men) is a bestselling author and relationship expert specializing in today’s evolving forms of loving partnership and higher thinking. Bathe or shower within three hours before your date; 9. Never spend more than approximately .00 on a woman for your very first date with her; 3.

Ideally, you should engage in at least one lengthy (thirty minutes minimum) phone conversation with a woman prior to your first formal ‘date’ with her; 2.

Yes, all is lost by the end of most first dates, and there is little hope for men to correct these issues . Many of these professionals have been helping men just like you for years and years; so believe in what they say. When your intentions are clear, your meeting will be purposeful.