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10 Things Not to Do On a First Date

And Why They Turn Us Off

written by Andrea Brandt, PHD, MFT January 11, 2019
10 Things Not to Do On a First Date

We go into the first date experience full of fear and excitement. Excited that maybe this person we’re about to meet is the one, or at least one who we’ll want to spend our free time with. And afraid that we’ll do or say something that’ll scare the other person away.

There is no doubt that sometimes a person’s behavior rubs us the wrong way. Our instinctual reaction is often the result of thousands of years of evolution. Our unconscious mind is protecting us from people who aren’t a good fit.

So how do you make sure you’re not accidentally doing something that’s rubbing your date the wrong way? I came up with this list of the top ten things you shouldn’t do on a first date to help you out the next time a potential someone special comes along.

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