"A masochist like myself might ask a girl to spend more time with him if he's not enjoying her company," Santos says, but if they're willing to extend the date past the "easy out" first location of a bar or coffee shop, that's a good sign."Sometimes I get so excited during a first date I play my cards by suggesting other things we should do together," says Santos, though timing may not be that immediate.
A common time to suggest another date is at the end of the first one.
[Read: How to plan a perfect date keeping your date’s interest in mind] Signs your date likes you Have you ever been on a date recently where you thought the first date was going perfect?
You probably felt the chemistry and the romance, and you just knew that the person with you liked you just as much as you like them.
But if you think about it, a perfect first date is a potential turning point in your life.
Not to put any pressure on you, but on every first date you go to, there’s a good chance that you may meet the person you could end up spending the rest of your life with.
And after an awesome date, it might be just as tricky to pinpoint what made it so brilliant.
The alternative: "If I'm not interested after the date, I'll head straight home and begin my process of fading out of this girl's life (following up is not part of that process)." Of course, not hearing back right away isn't a definite rejection, but the excitement of a speedy follow-up message speaks for itself.Nerves aside, getting to know someone in person for the first time can come with mixed signals, a roller coaster of thoughts and a flurry of emotions. Look for these 5 telltale signs that may indicate that you and your date are well on your way to a mutually desired second date. Especially with online dating, finally meeting someone you’ve been messaging with and talking to on the phone for weeks or months is an exhilarating experience. As thoughts turn to what could be, where to go and what to wear, you should feel a positive level of excitement and curiosity toward getting to know this new person.So provided your date's not running out with an "emergency text from a roommate" after twenty minutes, it's an easy first sign that things are going well.When your date wants to spend time with you alone instead of calling in backup for a group date, says Santos, it likely means that he's comfortable around you and wants to spend more time getting to know you.