How we feel as a first date approaches depends on so many factors. You might already have an idea about how well suited you could be to each other, and your tentative feelings about the other person can have a major impact. The prospect of the date could become really daunting – or you might adopt a ‘take it or leave it’ approach, explains Paula Hall, PARSHIP's dating expert. > to the article
There are over 2 million single gay men and women in the UK, many of them looking for the love of their life. You'd think there really must be someone for everyone.
But meeting new people can be hard work and it can take a number of dates before you meet someone who could be right for you. > to the article
First dates often end up with one person being keener than the other.
If you're the one who senses a real connection and some potential for a relationship, then you tend to expect the other person to be feeling the same. This can make it pretty tough when a second date doesn't materialise. > to the article
If only we had a crystal ball and could see into the future of a new relationship ... But as we all know, life's not like that. No one has all the answers and many relationships break down. Sometimes it becomes clear within weeks that there is not enough to keep two people together, while other couples can carry on for years. There will always be differences between two people, but sometimes potential 'killer' issues can be spotted right at the beginning. > to the article