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For some, dating is fun, but for others, dating can be one of the most terrifying social conventions in existence. When most people think of dating, they consider the same boring things, cinema and food or drink. In today’s world, surely a date can be better than this?
In this post we are going to be looking at a few ways you can add a little spice to your first date, and who knows, maybe you will even get a second one.
One of the best ideas for a great first date is rock climbing. While it may seem a little strange for some, it can, in fact, give you a real insight into the person you are going on a date with.
Rock climbing can help you break the ice almost instantly on your date as let’s be honest, the harness and helmets aren’t flattering, but it has so much more to offer your date.
First dates are all about seeing if you have compatibility and rock climbing can help you see things about your potential lover without them even knowing it. If you offer a helping hand and they take it, it shows a nice close reliance; if they decline; however, it can show a stubbornness.
Activities like this will also help see the level of confidence the person has and also the amount of courage. While rock climbing may not be for everybody, you can learn so much and who knows, if you both enjoy it, it could become a couple’s hobby.
Yet again we are hitting the activities with what has become quite a popular option for first dates in the last ten years or so.
Whether you choose to pick up a paintball gun, gel blaster or airsoft gun, this can be one fun-filled first date that can allow you to connect on so many levels.
When it comes to paintballing, there are two ways you can go. You can work as a team and take the shots together, or if you are both quite competitive by nature, you could take to different teams and shoot the crap out of each other for an hour or so.
While paintballing can leave a few bruises, it’s one of the most fun first dates you can have and really brings out the best and most competitive sides in everybody present.
The final thing on our list today is one for the thinkers out there. If you are an academic and you want to find somebody on your level, rather than challenge them to a game of Trivial Pursuit, why not head to an escape room.
Escape rooms are an incredible idea for a first date as they take you on a journey through, frustration, stress, to teamwork and hopefully success. Something as simple as an escape room can show you if you work well together as a team and can help you find out a lot about a person.