5 questions to ask your date before you meet in person


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If you’ve been chatting regularly with someone you met on MySingleFriend, you probably feel like you know each other pretty well. However, whilst you may be having some great banter and have some things in common, you still don’t know the real one. It’s worth asking each other some questions that could reveal deal breaking answers before you make the commitment to meeting up IRL. Try these ones to get down to the real nitty gritty.

Do you wear a masK?

If you’re meeting for a drink outside a pub, you’ll have to wear a mask. If not, it’s a good idea to check as if they do want to wear a mask, you can make them feel comfortable by doing likewise. Some people may not even believe in wearing masks, so it’s a good idea to make sure you’re on the same page.

What’s your biggest pet peeve in a partner?

If you love singing at the top of your voice at home and they love a quiet space, asking a question like this might point out potential problems early. Equally, if they have a list as long as your arm of petty things that annoy them, you might discover you’ve dodged a bullet.

What’s the best advice someone has ever given you?

This should provide a deeper dive into what they think is important and how they think about the world. At the very least, you will hopefully get some good advice out of it!

When was the last time you were in a relationship?

If you haven’t touched on previous relationships before, now is the time. It will give you some insight into whether they could be on the rebound or are a but of a commitment-phobe. It will also give you the opportunity to talk about exes, which will give you some clues as to whether they’re over their last relationship yet.

What did you do this weekend?

Asking what they got up to on the weekend will give you some clues at to what life with them might be like, and whether you could get on board with it. If you like spending Saturday cycling long distances and they like going down the pub, you may run into problems.

Can I hug or kiss you hello?

Establishing each other’s boundaries before you meet up will prevent any awkwardness when you actually meet. People have different boundaries and you or your date may prefer a totally socially distanced date, whilst the other party may be up for a little hand holding or a kiss on the cheek. If you’re clear to begin with, you’ll both know where you stand.

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