8 Tips to Help You Avoid First-Date Awkwardness

1Think beforehand, not afterwards

Rather than sit there and worry, it is wise to visualize a possible scenario. Think of what places you two can go to, things to tell – perhaps an interesting story of what happened to you to fill a pause. Be ready to come up with cool suggestions. As a bonus, advance planning helps to shake off any first date jitters – you feel more in control.