Have you ever been genuinely afraid for your physical safety? Have you ever (actually) kept a New Year’s Resolution? ) Have you ever fantasized about changing your first name? Have you ever fantasized about writing an advice column? All the observable and obvious clues: They are nicely groomed—stylish, but not overdone. As would-be romances go, this plane is very slow to leave the gate and get onto the runway. or if it will lose engine power and sit on the tarmac indefinitely. It’s true that first dates can be one of the most nerve-wracking, anxiety-producing situations in our society. They scan the room, menu, and table setting, only occasionally making eye contact. The key to having a positive experience is relaxed conversation, and that can be helped along with some well-chosen first-date questions. _________ told us about her first kiss, ____________, tell me why you broke up with your first boyfriend.
Then the food, fit for an army of starving Vikings.
You might want to state no offensive jokes and then define what you mean by offensive. I'm going to ask each one of you to tell me something. Instead I want you to tell me a twisting, mesmerizing, satisfying lie that will give me a warm feeling in the pit of my tummy, just like a cup or two of heart and healthy mint tea with just a hint of honey. ____________, tell me about your first date and why it was so bad or so good.
If you have an evening where there are going to be guests, this makes for an especially nice evening. _________ told us about her first date, ____________, tell me about your first kiss and whether it exceeded your expectations or not.
Do you have any physical features that you try to cloak or hide?
Do you have any personal rituals for the end of the year?