Best dating ideas for men
For fellow angsty people, you can at least get the date out of the way and then go about your day instead of sweating it until evening.
If you really vibed on the first date and want to have some alone time beyond your neighborhood or city, plan a scenic drive somewhere with #views.
Wind blowing in your hair plus picturesque views of the skyline are the ideal mood-setters for a date.
Goes great with: A quick video of you both ascending (or rapidly descending) the wall, for the memories.
Why she'll like it: Bars around the country sponsor "yappy hours"—that's cheap drinks, dogs allowed.
Don't spend more than: $100; think off-the-beaten path bistro, not the fanciest joint in town.
Goes great with: Flowers; think peonies, tulips, or gerbera daisies ($15), not roses.: You make her dinner, you set the table, you fix her a drink, you do the dishes, you massage her feet, you rinse, you repeat.
Don't spend more than: $30—$25 on drinks, $5 on a designer dog biscuit.
Goes great with: A leash and collar set from the ASPCA online store (). Plus, the lowkey setting and mood lighting will soothe both of your frayed, wedding-planning nerves.
Why she'll like it: She probably hasn't done it in years, and the adrenaline kick couldn't hurt either of you.
Don't spend more than: for the session and two bottles of Gatorade.
Don't spend more than: for two tickets—more than that and you better be seeing Dita Von Teese. Goes great with: Thomas Keller's fantastic cookbook, Why she'll like it: Bonding, knives, and wine—good things all, but in that order.