Both Dutch women and Dutch men are renowned for being straight-forward in conversation, and little social negativity is attached to asking personal questions or openly stating one's unsolicited opinion in the Netherlands.The Dutch tend to believe it is better to be honest than mislead someone.
If you know you’ll find it tough, switch it off beforehand.
Guys don’t want to hang out with girls who put a downer on things – especially on a first date! Since everyone checks their phone these days, you probably don’t even think it’s that much of a big deal to do it on a first date. Checking your phone frequently can knock him out of his stride.
If you enter self-loathing and self-pitying territory, you’re entering very dangerous territory. He loses focus and gets the impression that you’re not keen.
You must decide before you go on the date what your limits will be.
It’s too difficult to think when passion overtakes you. You can resist temptation if you put on the whole armor of God (Eph.