Bitch about something both of you hate, or talk excitedly about something both of you love.Finding the passionate common ground will help both of you realize just how common both your likes and dislikes are.
Look around the restaurant and tell your date what you like about the place, or tell your date how glad you are to spend time with them.
When you see the positive side in everything around you, your optimism will make you seem more attractive. While conversing with your date, try to find something both of you like or dislike within the first fifteen minutes.
Unless your date leans in or tries to get closer to you, avoid reaching out and touching them unnecessarily.
But if your date does lean in towards you now and then, place your palm on their palm occasionally while trying to emphasize a point.
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