Sometimes it’s hard to have confidence on a first date. You can feel a lot of anxiety over how your date could go. But there are some tricks you can use to give you the first date confidence you need. With these tricks, your date has the potential to be one of your greatest! It could even be the beginning of a wonderful relationship.
1. Wear Something That Makes You Feel Attractive
Wearing something that makes you feel attractive is always a confidence booster. It’s hard to feel confident if you don’t like what you’re wearing. This is a little trick that always works for me. I feel more confident in any situation if I like my outfit. It’s a great excuse to wear your favorite or go shopping for something new!
2. Do a Bit of Investigative Work
Social media can offer you clues as to your date’s interests and hobbies. If you know those things then it can be easier to know how to lead the conversation. Yes, this involves a bit of digging, but it can prove very helpful in knowing some topics of conversation to bring up. You can even say that you noticed he’s into certain things from his social media pages if you feel funny about creeping on his page. But remember that he’s probably scoping out info from your pages, too.
3. Focus on Your Excitement Rather than Being Nervous
You probably feel a mixture of both excitement and nervousness about your first date. Focus on being excited and how great your date could be. If you think it’ll be fun then it most likely will be. There’s a lot of power in positive thinking. Set yourself up for a great date by imagining it going fabulously.
4. Think about Some Things You’d like to Share
It’s a good idea to think about some things you’d like to share about yourself ahead of time. He’s going to want to know about you, too. What hobbies or interests do you have that would make for interesting conversation? You may also want to share about plans you have for your future or causes you’re passionate about. First dates are all about getting to know one another.
5. Be Prepared to Offer Some Compliments
Who doesn’t love a compliment? This is something that both men and women appreciate. Compliments set everyone at ease. You can compliment him on how he looks for your date or offer a more heartfelt compliment, such as that you've noticed he has a caring heart or something similar. It’s hard to go wrong on a compliment.
6. Share Your Gorgeous Smile
Men love to see women smile! If you think I’m mistaken then ask some of the guys in your life. Smiling makes you look beautiful and sets a friendly tone for your date. You usually feel more confident when you’re smiling, too. Your eyes light up and it helps you come out of any shyness you might have.
7. Remember Just How Amazing You Are
You have every right to be confident for your first date! You have an individual uniqueness that makes you special. Know you’re wonderful! Whoever the guy is, he’s lucky to have snagged a date with you. Keep those thoughts in mind to give you the confidence you need.
I hope these tricks help you to have first date confidence. Are you typically nervous on a first date? What helps you to feel more confident?