Desperation: Going On Blind Dates

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When it comes to finding love, some people will go to great lengths. For some, that may mean signing up for a dating website or app. Others may go on blind dates set up by friends or family members. And then there are those who resort to desperate measures.

Desperate measures may include driving around town looking for someone to ask out, going to bars or clubs alone in hopes of meeting someone or even posting a personal ad online. Some people may try any and all of these things, while others may only resort to one or two of them.

No matter what desperate measures people take, the goal is usually the same: to find a romantic partner. 

When you’re single and looking for love, the last thing you want is to probably end up on a blind date. And while there are no guarantees in life, desperate measures may just lead you to the love of your life, and blind dates can be the best way to meet someone new. They can also be the worst in some cases. 

If you’ve ever been on a blind date, you know that they can be a little bit awkward. They may, however, be a lot of fun.

Here are some tips for making the most of your blind date: 

1. Relax and be yourself. The worst thing you can do on a blind date is trying to be someone you’re not. Just be yourself, and the person you’re on the date with will either like you or won’t. 

2. Ask lots of questions. Asking questions is one of the greatest strategies to get to know someone. So, on your blind date, make sure to ask lots of questions. 

3. Be open-minded. Just because someone doesn’t look like your type doesn’t mean they’re not a great person. So, on your blind date, be open-minded and give the person a chance. 

4. Have fun. Just be happy. It would radiate from all that you do. 

Desperation is a complete turn-off, whether you’re on a first date or you’ve been married for years. If you’re desperate, you’re not going to be able to focus on your date, and you’re not going to be able to relax and be yourself. You’ll be too busy worrying about what the other person is thinking and whether or not they’re going to like you. So if you’re on a blind date, don’t be desperate.

If you’re too eager to please or seem desperate for a relationship, your date is likely going to lose interest. Instead, be yourself, confident, and relaxed. Keep in mind that the other person is just as anxious as you are.

If the date goes well, great! If not, at least you didn’t waste your time or energy on someone who wasn’t right for you. If you can focus on having a good time and getting to know the other person, you’re more likely to have a successful date.

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