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How To Keep A Conversation Going

It's Saturday night, and there you are, sitting in a corner booth at your favorite restaurant waiting on a date! Not just any date. It's with the super sweet guy who begged your best friend to hook him up with you last week. Now normally you would cringe at just the thought of a blind date, but since he was referred to you by your best friend you reluctantly agree to it. His hot gym pictures didn't hurt either!

Finally you spot him! The first thing you notice is that Mr. Hottie looks better than his gym pictures! He casually walks over to the booth, sits down slowly and says, "Hi." You smile back anticipating the start of a great first date conversation. When you notice the first date killer of awkward silence, that's!

That's actually only one of many first date killers. Which leaves plenty of other situations that can lead to awkward silences but the main culprit is lack of chemistry. Does this mean that there is no chemistry with Mr. Hottie? of course not! There are a few steps you can take to stop these awkward silences from ruining your dating life.

First, when your in an awkward situation say, "Wow this is awkward." Usually your date will agree and the two of you can laugh it off. The longer you wait to break the silence, the longer it will drag on leaving a bad impression in your date's mind. CALL IT OUT!

Second, ask a question. The silence might be caused be anxiety or nerves. , if that's the case you should try to make your date feel more comfortable.. You can do this by asking him a few questions that can spark a mutual interest. Once the nervous energy dissipates, the Conversation Tips should return back to normal.

Third, Trip the waiter, oh wait just kidding! The waiter falling would be tragic to him, but funny enough to keep the awkward silence away for the rest of the date. Do not trip anyone, even though it would definitely break the awkward ice. The equivalent to this would be to tell a joke. Laughter releases nerves and anxiety. Plus it will give you a chance to admire Mr. Hottie's smile.

Let's keep in mind that all first dates are awkward by default. Therefore Creating a comfortable environment is a big deal. So try to talk about common interests.

Now normally you would cringe at just the thought of a blind date, but since he was referred to you by your best friend you reluctantly agree to it. That's when you notice the first date killer of awkward silence!

There are a few steps you can take to stop these awkward silences from ruining your dating life.

The waiter falling would be tragic to him, but funny enough to keep the awkward silence away for the rest of the date. Let's keep in mind that all first dates are awkward by default.