In the study, the researchers surveyed 2, Brits about the things that turn them off the most during a date. First dates are stressful enough as it is, but it seems that there are certain things you can do to make them even worse. Experts from dating app Plenty of Fish have revealed the biggest first date fails. The results revealed that talking about Brexit was a turn-off for a fifth of respondents, while being glued to a phone put off 65 per cent of those surveyed. Shannon Smith, a spokesperson for Plenty of Fish, said:
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We Warn You: Turnoffs for Women on a First Date
This will not post anything on Facebook or anywhere else. It can be the result of a a right swipe, a number exchanged in a conference, or a meeting set by a mutual friend - a first date can happen in any way. But what progresses after the first date depends on the date itself. Because let's face it, a first date has a very visible impact on how we decide to take a relationship forward, or rather if we even deign to have a relationship or not. And while there are many things that we can leave to chance or destiny, there are a few things that are an absolute NO when it comes to dating. So we asked women what they thought was the one thing that men did on the very first date, that put them off altogether, and these are the results! If you don't have time for the date, why did you go for it in the first place?
Women Reveal 50 Things That Put Them Off On The First Date
But what if some of the behavior you find "normal" is actually scaring off your date? Although you may have a drink or two to calm your nerves, if you overdo it, that could spell disaster. And although you may think it's cute to call your date "sweetie" or "baby," people who identify as women and people who identify as men found this creepy. Not a great first date look. Interestingly, the way to getting a second date seemed to be more on the physical side.
Dating is like fishing. You need to prepare well, use the right equipment, be alert. But all the preparation in the world will get you nowhere if, having maneuvered yourself into the strike zone, you spook your quarry.