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Matthew Hussey: Do's and Don'ts for Your First Date

Posted by Christelyn, 10 Dec

Matthew's at it again with a few gems of advice to prep you before you go out on that date. Matthew suggests:

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  • Don't take too long to get ready for a date. The longer you prep, the more nervous you get.
  • Get physical right from the start. Give your date a hug, a high-five, a touch on the shoulder.
  • Let him be the man. Let him feel needed and chivalrous.
  • Don't spend time worrying about awkward silences. Let the silence pass without worrying about filling the space up.
  • No complaining! No whining! Make a positive impression and don't moan about your life. Remember you're selling yourself!
  • Laugh through the date. It's a great way to break the tension. Guys like women that make them feel funny. He'll have more attraction for you.
  • Let every part of your personality shine through.
  • Don't talk about your ex! Even if he asks, he really doesn't want to know.
  • Make eye contact. When he's speaking, stare deeply into his eyes.
  • Make the date short and sweet. Leave him wanting more!
  • Most importantly, RELAX!

Matthew Hussey is a renowned dating expert and author. His latest dating book Get The Guy is a New York Times bestseller. He's the go-to relationship expert for Rachael Ray, Katie Couric, Ryan Seacrest, Meredith Vieira and many others. And he's a relationship columnist for Cosmopolitan magazine and the resident love expert for "The Today Show." Here he shares his proven strategies to get a man to do anything you want, from tirelessly pursuing you to treating you like a goddess to committing to you for life.

109 responses to "Matthew Hussey: Do's and Don'ts for Your First Date"

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  1.   Beccacares says:
    Posted: 1 day ago

    Wow nice one

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  2.   Ekiconco says:
    Posted: 30 Jul

    Hope to get someone whom I experience with Mathew's tips,thanks grt advice

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  3.   Ekiconco says:
    Posted: 30 Jul

    Hope to get someone who I experience with Mathew's tips,thanks grt advice

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  4.   Brianorina says:
    Posted: 05 Jun

    Such a beautiful couple hoping to find one white lady here

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  5.   Hazel74 says:
    Posted: 06 May

    Hope to get someone to go on this date with

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  6.   Sherrysherr says:
    Posted: 11 Apr

    How does it feel to be on a date.

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  7.   Rosaree says:
    Posted: 29 Mar

    Woow, nice tips

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  8.   Jessydee says:
    Posted: 11 Mar

    I don't like a person who lies to me

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  9.   Lesundra says:
    Posted: 06 Mar

    Thank,s for the Tips, really enjoyed them, please keep them comming, Lesundra.

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  10. Posted: 06 Mar

    Good

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  11.   TeineSamo4 says:
    Posted: 04 Mar

    Good advice, but the only thing is, nobody asked me it in a date yet

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  12.   Mickiminad says:
    Posted: 28 Feb

    Wow nice one

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  13.   LinnyLee says:
    Posted: 14 Jan

    So what about what a man should do and not do?

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  14.   Bree197a says:
    Posted: 27 Dec 21

    Thanks

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  15.   hellenz says:
    Posted: 10 Dec 21

    How i wish i can get some one to take me to date never experienced that and i like it So much thank you for the tips Matthew Hussey

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  16.   TMS3 says:
    Posted: 23 Oct 21

    most of this I've already known. from past dates in My life. but here I go again..looking for Ms. Right

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  17.   Ogomgirl says:
    Posted: 24 Jul 21

    Nice post. I like it!

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  18.   Ritz07 says:
    Posted: 06 Jan 21

    Not but I have new friends n date all time

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  19.   Njemwas says:
    Posted: 02 Dec 20

    Good tips thankyou

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  20.   gl34 says:
    Posted: 30 Nov 20

    Thanks for this

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  21. Posted: 18 May 20

    Matthew always gives good advice! I've been a subscriber for a few years

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  22.   .aess says:
    Posted: 21 Jan 20

    Good tips thanks

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  23.   Chumchum. says:
    Posted: 20 Dec 19

    Waaauuu........, That is great.

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  24.   Dee-Joye says:
    Posted: 13 Sep 19

    Great tips for the first date! Thanks!

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  25.   Winnyyy says:
    Posted: 24 Aug 19

    Wow... Thanks for the tips especially point 9.

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  26.   Tandir says:
    Posted: 20 Aug 19

    Great tips! Noted

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  27.   Emma1977 says:
    Posted: 19 May 19

    Give her a hug & buy her a drink& I will not have her in a close door meeting

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  28.   CHIRSTIAN75 says:
    Posted: 11 Apr 19

    Leave the past in the past

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  29.   edenlove says:
    Posted: 20 Feb 19

    Point noted...great advice

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  30.   Hlakzi says:
    Posted: 10 Dec 18

    Uum impressive advice

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  31.   Lone_Hoss says:
    Posted: 01 Dec 18

    Thanks for the tips

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  32.   Gertk says:
    Posted: 05 Nov 18

    Great tips

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  33.   Chidochashe says:
    Posted: 13 Aug 18

    Taking notes great advise indeed.

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  34.   Ketral says:
    Posted: 05 Jul 18

    Nice tips

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  35.   Bizawan says:
    Posted: 26 Apr 18

    Great

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  36.   Deisi says:
    Posted: 12 Apr 18

    Hola

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  37.   Manhlie says:
    Posted: 10 Mar 18

    Great advice indeed

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  38.   Nonhle69 says:
    Posted: 10 Mar 18

    (For)

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  39.   Zoonira says:
    Posted: 05 Mar 18

    Nice guidance to get a good relationship.

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  40.   CB549bucks says:
    Posted: 19 Feb 18

    I gat it brother, thanks for the tip

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  41.   sexyhairey says:
    Posted: 31 Jan 18

    Nice advice. Thanks

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  42.   OrangeMoonI says:
    Posted: 30 Dec 17

    And be your wonderful self. Nice tips.

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  43. Posted: 22 Nov 17

    thanks for the advice

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  44. Posted: 06 Oct 17

    Hi I'm single want really love really life

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  45.   Kawda says:
    Posted: 24 Sep 17

    haha thanks so much for the tips brother

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  46.   Ruthcute says:
    Posted: 18 Jul 17

    They are really great and enlightening.. thanks Matthew.

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  47.   kahm123 says:
    Posted: 02 Jun 17

    Hi am a nice guy looking for a right relationship a right lady lovely beautiful

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  48.   Trini60 says:
    Posted: 26 Apr 17

    Great advice

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    • 22chris says:
      Posted: 11 May 18

      Hello Trini I just looked at your profile...first yo are beautiful and I like your words of who you want as a man...God fearing is the key to a successful relationship..but I must confess I like you

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  49.   Dorcas31 says:
    Posted: 21 Apr 17

    I hope to find my dream men here, someone who well make me happy forever.

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  50.   joansony.7 says:
    Posted: 07 Feb 17

    i hope to find my dream man here..n some one who shares the same chemestry

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