Take a shot before your date. Seriously. Just one. It calms the nerves.
When you meet up, smile and compliment anything (really, anything) that she's wearing. Flattery gets you everywhere.
Ask her how her day was. She'll be touched and you already seem suave and sweet.
Ask how she knows your mutual friend. (Look! You already have something in common.)
Travel is a fun topic for everyone, so ask if she's going on any fun trips soon. You'll get a peek into what makes her tick.
We thought it best to get not just an expert, but a woman, to weigh in so we asked Joanna Goddard, the popular Smitten blogger for Glamour to offer five first date pointers.
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