What to Talk About on a Date

Even the most normally eloquent and chatty people have a habit of falling silent with embarrassment on a date; here is a complete guide to the very best topics to discuss in order to make a date feel natural and, most importantly, effective.
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“Our initial impulse might be to pick up on a current event, some detail of the environment or a few impressive things about our careers. But if a date is at heart an audition for the emotional capacities required for the success of a long-term relationship, the real purpose of conversation must be to try to understand the deep self of the other person.”


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