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If nervous about first date how to survive even if anxious

Surviving the “Let’s Grab Coffee” First Date

Previously I’ve written about avoiding coffee first dates — I’ve discussed taking walks or seeing a movie instead, but let’s face it: sometimes the coffee date is inevitable. Especially since, in our world today, a lot of the time we don’t really know if we’re being asked out on a date until someone says the phrase “do you want to grab coffee sometime?” We’ve been conditioned to know that, at the very least, the person asking the question is most likely slightly interested in being more than friends. Probably. So what now? Now that you’ve chosen the coffee shop. Maybe the Starbucks downtown, or a locally owned joint, or the coffee shop on your college campus. Now it’s planned. And it’s looming on the horizon. And oh-dear-god what in the name of all that is awkward are you going to wear?? Here are my top 10 tips for surviving the first coffee date. Go get ’em, you anxious, beautiful, people. 10 Tips for Surviving the “Let’s Grab Coffee” first date 1) Make a post-date plan that’s all your own. Whether it’s …