Singles do not have to hate Valentine's Day. In fact, it can be one of the best days of the year for them. The dating application Coffee Meets Bagel found that almost the 40 percent of singles find it appropriate to have a first date on the most romantic day of the year, even if they met their potential partner a week or less ago.
In fact, the survey, which asked 830 users of such applications about their love life, found that singles think it is OK to propose a date within 24 hours of meeting someone on Valentine's Day, according to a statement. Press sent by email to Deseret News.
Of course, the date options vary. About a third of singles say that parents should enjoy something different, such as a cooking class, during the holidays. Meanwhile, the 14 percent wants to leave and the 4 percent prefers to dance or karaoke, according to the survey.
But Sharon Schweitzer, an internationally recognized labeling expert and author, told Deseret News that first dates can be uncomfortable.
She said that sometimes it is uncomfortable to find out who pays the bill or try to make her appointment know that he or she has spinach in their teeth.
But these first appointments do not have to be a deterrent for a good time.
"Maybe you spilled your soup for all your pretty polo shirt," Schweitzer said in an email. "Maybe you hit a glass door. Maybe the comedian on the show took you to the stage and had a little fun with you. Do not let these uncomfortable situations cancel the best of you. Your behavior and how you handle it says a lot about you. "
It is also possible that you encounter unexpected circumstances, such as seeing your ex or your boss. Maybe you bring delicate themes accidentally or you find yourself in a miserable scenario.
Regardless, Schweitzer advises you to try to get ahead.
"Although you may not necessarily worry about your date or you're having the time of your life, it's a few hours at the most, so try to make the most of it," he said. "Abstain from taking out your smartphone and sending text messages to your friends or browsing the web. If all else fails and the appointment does not have a good ending, just say something like, 'I apologize. I need to leave soon since I have a great presentation at work tomorrow morning. "
Originally posted 2018-02-11 04: 45: 56.