Great Locations for Dates
The decision of where to go on a date should be made by both you and your date, and it should be something that the two of you agree on. In addition to the location, you will also want to look at the costs. More often than not, men feel pressured into paying for the entire date. Even if you have the money for the date, it is important to realize that some women will try to use you as a meal ticket. However, it is important to realize that men can do the same thing to women.
When I use the expression "meal ticket," I am talking about a person who dates you for the sole purpose of getting a free meal. To avoid this problem, you may both want to simply pay for your own meals on the first date. However, once you begin to trust the person, you can both take turns paying for the entire date. If either of you are on a budget, you may want to make sure the costs of the date are low. There are a number of things you can do without having to spend a large amount of money. These things are fun and exciting, and you don't have to worry about your bank balance at the end of the day.
One low cost date idea is to go to a zoo. Virtually everyone enjoys animals, and the zoo is a public place where the two of you can have fun. Looking at the many animals in the facility can allow you to bring up a positive conversation. In addition to this, there are a number of places where you can sit down to eat. Once this happens, both you and your partner should no longer be nervous. Another low cost idea for a date is to go to the movies. While this is a classic, there are a number of things you will want to take into consideration before the date starts.
You will first want to decide on which film the two of you are interested in seeing. Pay attention to what your date likes and dislike. If they don't like certain types of movies, the two of you will need to make a compromise on the best film to see. It is also important to realize that you won't be able to talk much during the film, so you may want to go somewhere else once it is completed. Another classic place to go on a date is the restaurant. Restaurants vary greatly in cost. If you are on a budget, you may only be able to got to a fast food chain or "mom and pop diner." If you have more money, a five star restaurant is the best.
About the Author: Ron Zvagelsky has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in May 2006. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of PlanJam - where you can plan a date and find first date ideas.