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what am i doing wrong on the first date

Hi guys, Emyli here — your dating coach for men. Different versions of the question, “What am I doing wrong on the first date?” is something I often encounter when working with my male clients.

So your first date went bad — now what?

More often than not, a successful first date doesn’t happen by accident or when you simply “wing it.” Luckily, there are several strategies you can use to ensure the first date Keep Reading

First Date Tips for Men

As an experienced dating coach, I’ve strategized with men from all over the world on how to structure a successful first date. First dates might seem nerve-wracking, but they can be simplified if you follow some basic rules. During my 100-date experiment, I took notes on exactly what I thought men were doing right and wrong on my first date with them. From those notes, I’ve compiled what I think to be the … Keep Reading

What to Talk About on a Date If You Already Know the Person

No matter how far back you go with someone, it can be intimidating to think about what to talk about on a date if you already know the person. Because you have at least a basic knowledge of each other, certain first date questions won’t make sense on this sort of date. 

Regardless of how you know the person, it’s important to keep in mind that some standard first date rules will still apply:

-Make Keep Reading

texting before the first date

Congratulations! Someone has responded to one of the four hundred online entreaties you sent to people who’ve caught your interest on an online dating site. It is not easy to write to 40 or 50 strangers every week and the rate of rejection can be very discouraging.

Since even a 5 percent return rate on those messages is, by itself, an accomplishment, take a moment to pat yourself on the back. The rejections are not Keep Reading

What to Talk About on a Date If You Already Know the Person

Hi Guys, it’s Emyli again. I want to tackle how to make conversation on a first date. Have you ever been on a first date where the conversation came to a halt? Neither one of you know what to say; you’ve exhausted the few topics you had prepared. The date becomes awkward and cringe worthy.

I went on date after date during my 100-date experiment, which led to the launching of my site to help Keep Reading

how to plan a 1st date

It’s Emyli, America’s Online Dating CoachDating nowadays is confusing. Believe me, I know. I went on 100 dates in 2011-2012 when I was a student at UC Berkeley. Every date felt as if it were nothing but trial and error. I mean, I was never taught how to date in school. There weren’t any college lectures on the rules of dating. My professors didn’t pass out homework assignments or have us take tests Keep Reading