It is recommended that a yeshiva guy schedule the first date during the weekend (thursday night, saturday night, even sunday night).
This way, if the shidduch doesn't continue after the first time, you don't get knocked off track too much in yeshiva, since it doesn't cut into the middle of the week.
Even though his brother spoke highly of him to Melissa (and about Melissa to him), there will always be a level of skepticism from both parties at a blind date. That's why we have to monitor our actions closely to make a great first impression. This is the time to bring out what I call the Interview You. The Interview You changes your whole demeanor; you sit up straighter, you don’t drink as much, you don't stuff your face with rigatoni, and you watch your speech, ditching the sailor mouth.
Page 1 of 2 Hands down, one of the top relationship questions I’m asked is how to handle blind dates.
Check out my top 3 quick and dirty tips for a successful blind date: A common misconception is that the “just be me” philosophy works in all situations. Yes, it’s wrong to project a false idea of who you are, but a blind date is not the time to let all the skeletons out.
The goal is to present the best version of yourself.
Who she can walk all over and is just doing and saying whatever he thinks he needs to in order to be liked.
If it’s been a while since you’ve been on a first date, here are a few pointers to ensure your next one is a success. Don’t get caught up in the version of yourself you wish you were.