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Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 3:46 AM

How to Break the Ice on a First Date in a Non-Awkward Manner

The likelihood is that when you tell a buddy that you're going on a first date, it will be with someone you met on the internet is very high these days. There's no guarantee that you and this individual will end up together despite the fact that you've certainly exchanged messages and maybe even a FaceTime session or two before. Regardless, you'll want to check whether the same chemistry you had online is there in person. Even though you feel as if you already know someone, you are meeting them for the first time in a formal setting. In order to start a conversation with someone you have never met in person before, you must first break the ice.

Even while this may be very humiliating, it can also give the impression to your date that you are either a serial dater or someone who isn't concerned with the date you are currently on. Reminding yourself of the details of the person you're meeting — and what it was about them that first drew you to them — can assist organically generate some conversation starters and ice breakers.

The following icebreakers may be used if you're stuck for what to speak about on a first date, but you don't want the discussion to come off as forced or forced-sounding.