Meeting In Person: From Online to IRL Dating2017-03-02T22:44:07+00:00

First Dates & More

Going from Great Online Interactions to a Real Connection

The goal of all Online & Mobile Dating is to make a real, in-person connection. If you’ve created a great profile and are communicating well on your Online Dating site of choice, this should be a natural next step.

But getting someone to agree to meet with you on a date does require you to do things right. You have to make them feel safe and comfortable enough that they’re willing to take the risk to meet you, but also excited and intrigued enough that they want to meet you. Everything from how you make the invitation to meet to the location you suggest can make the difference between sparks flying or you partner running out the door.

Not to mention, you do want to consider your own safety and comfort, regardless of if you’re a woman or a man. If you don’t feel comfortable, you won’t be able to present your best self. Be smart and safe and you’ll have a great time. We’ve put together a series of articles covering everything from making the invitation to meet, to choosing a great first date spot, to staying safe and comfortable.

Making it Real: Dates

How to Get that First Date & Have Fun on it

Finding the Perfect Gift

One of the more common things for people to really stress about in a relationship is what to get the other person for a present. Whether it is

“I love first dates. I think they’re incredibly fascinating studies in human psychology. When you sit down across from someone on a first date and things are going alright, you talk objectives. We want to win each other over, so how do you win someone over? You have to put the best foot forward.”
Chris Pine • Quote of the Day
“I just want to tailgate, drink beer, and hang out in the middle of nowhere in a pick-up truck. That’s my ideal date.”
Ronda Rousey • Quote of the Day

“The perfect date is the one where anything and everything goes wrong, but at the end of it, all you want is to see them again.”

Dylan O'Brien • Quote of the Day
“If you kiss on the first date and it’s not right, then there will be no second date. Sometimes it’s better to hold out and not kiss for a long time. I am a strong believer in kissing being very intimate, and the minute you kiss, the floodgates open for everything else.”
Jennifer Lopez • Quote of the Day
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