You know qualities you are hoping to find in someone else and many of your topics should be used to discover if your date has these qualities. I’ll break down the first date conversations into three categories and discuss each.At the same time, you can’t put your date “on trial” so you need to mix your conversations up between discovery, simple light-hearted small-talk, and sharing about yourself. However, any good date won’t require as much thinking as this information suggests.I found this made for excellent small-talk and I also found that once I started, my dates had stories that they were excited to share.

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In many cases, the small-talk will come naturally but there’s nothing wrong with being prepared.

It’s up to you what you want to talk about but I would recommend being open to discussing your online dating experiences.

You’re no longer some (potentially weird) person they have just met.

You’re another person trying, just like they are, and finding things can be more difficult than anticipated.

Just be familiar with what you want to know and what you want to share.

If there is a connection, things will fall together on their own.

A final good small-talk topic I found was telling self-deprecating, but funny, stories.

These types of conversations managed to turn a few uncomfortable dates into comfortable, or at least bearable, ones.

First, as mentioned previously, I intentionally kept first dates short and only extended the “good” ones.

Second, I would memorize topics that I could talk about.

This refers to parts of your conversation where you are discovering if who you have just met has what you are looking for.