You want to look your best, feel incredible, and make a great first impression.
Some people have absolutely no idea what to say on their date, and will spend days in front of a mirror having a conversation with their image in order to come up with ideas.
Sounds silly, but we all have done it at some point in our lives.
Nothing is more uncomfortable than to be on a date of silence.
So kick back, relax, and check out these effective conversation starters: World News Everyone loves to discuss topics going on in the news.
Before you go on your date, take some time to tune into the news so that you can bring up an interesting topic while you are on your date.
If you can find a news topic that sparks a healthy debate, then you are in for some wonderful conversation! Keep in mind, do not become nasty if your date does not agree on your point of view.
Keep to a topic that does not bring up deep emotions, but rather brings enlightenment and education to the conversation.
Favorite Hobbies Talk about activities that you enjoy doing that might be of interest to your date.
If you love to cook, discuss some of your delicious dishes that you have a great time making.
Ask your date what she or he enjoys eating, and discuss the different foods that you both love.
Another hobby might be volunteering at a nearby shelter for the homeless.
Share with your date what is important in your life, and he or she will do the same.
Places Traveled It is always interesting to find out the places someone has traveled to, and the different sights that they have seen.
Discuss the different types of foods, cultures, and tourist spots that you have experienced.
Let your date know which places you loved the most, and where you would like to go in the future.
Family and Friends Talk about where you were raised and some good qualities about your parents.
You can even discuss memorable childhood moments that you had with your family and friends.
It is always nice to tell an old story that brings a smile to your face Keep the conversation informative and interesting.
Find out some information about your date's childhood and where he or she grew up.
Starting a conversation does not have to be difficult.
Talk about interesting topics, and share the things that matter most to you.
Before you know it, hours will have passed, and you will wonder where the time went.