I welcome your thoughts on these first date conversation starters below.
That’s one of the best tips for first date conversations is to talk to your dating partner about him or herself. It sounds simple, but it’s surprisingly difficult to Even shy, introverted personality types can use these tips to avoid awkward silences on first dates.
These tips range from discussing “the elephant in the corner” to knowing when to “fold ’em” — and they’ll make your dating life easier and more enjoyable.
Talk about the “elephant in the corner”If notice that there seems to be nothing to talk about, then your date is probably noticing the same thing. I often say this to start conversations: “Isn’t it awkward when you feel like you have nothing to say?
Making small talk is easier if you ask “Whatever happened with ‘__________’ “? If you’re talking to someone wearing any accessory, ask where it came from or what the significance is.
Being observant about people and your surroundings is a great conversation starter for first dates.” Then you’ll start talking about that – and you’ll both be more relaxed.