Starting with a coffee date also gives you less time to get anxious or self-conscious because there’s less build up.
Joy Davidson, the stakes are generally higher for her.
“Remember that getting ready for a first ‘meet-up’ takes as much time and effort for a woman as a real first date,” Davidson explains.
This is perfectly understandable, and you shouldn’t meet anyone if you’re unsure or uncomfortable about it.
The same safety rules apply to a coffee date as any other date; check in with a friend before and after and make sure you have enough money to get home.
I made this mistake early on and now understand why a few girls, after several emails, would ask direct questions like “Is there anything else you would like me to answer? There are times where you will feel like you are communicating with a “great catch” only to realize what a mistake that was 60 seconds into the first date.
It is important to meet early on so less time is spent talking to the wrong person and more time is spent trying to find the right one. The first date should be planned not long after communication has begun.Now, it’s time to actually link up with “the one”—or one of the ones—beyond the digital realm and in reality.It's always your best bet to take your Internet conversation into the real world as soon as possible before you establish a virtual rapport that can become awkward and stilted when it has to translate into face-to-face.It is personal preference on how long to wait but there are very few reasons to delay.After all, contacting someone is just a pre-cursor to the first date.All right, so now you’re all set with a shiny dating profile that’s garnered lots of hits from potential hotties.