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To those of you who aren’t aware, a blind date is just like it sounds. Oh no, it isn’t a date between two blind people! It is a date between two people who’ve never met each other before. Dates like these can be pretty stomach-clenching and nervous. After all, this date is the ultimate judge to decide whether you can naturally give off an enjoyable vibe or not! Those who have already gone on a blind date previously have either loved it or have been left traumatised. We hope it isn’t the latter! And so today, we bring you a complete guide to helping you pull off a blind date and not leave your potential partner in a trauma-
Overdoing your outfit is likely to mess up your very first impression on your date. Pick a light, comfortable outfit to do justice to your overall personality. It is often said that looking confident makes you feel confident!
Showing your generous nature throughout the date is bound to outshine your positive aura. Be humble and act with modesty. Your gentleness and self-effacing quality will win hearts in a flash!
Plan the venue and time of the date beforehand to avoid any confusion. Organising yourself systematically will prevent any unnecessary chaos and present you boldly in your date.
Punctuality is extremely essential to make an everlasting impression on your date. Everybody admires a punctually responsible individual who respects and values a disciplined lifestyle.
Over exaggerating your humour will get on their nerves and end up annoying your date. Use this power wisely and refrain from overdoing it. Avoid trying too hard since this is considered an extremely unattractive trait, especially in a potential partner.
Distractions should be totally avoided to make your date a success. Sudden phone calls and constant notifications can lowkey become annoying after a certain point. Do remember to put your phone on silent before going ahead with your lovely date opportunity.
Avoid judging your date and their actions. The way they dress, the way they talk, the way they eat, etc. may not end up attracting you, like you thought it would. Stay silent and do not shoot your opinions on what belongs to them. At least, not yet!
Listen carefully and contrast your comfort levels. If you sense any hesitation or reluctance from the other side, change the direction and avoid lingering over that particular topic. Everybody has different comfort zones, and it wouldn’t be wise to try and cross that, especially on your first date.