Rather than presenting yourself as employable and capable, you hope to come off as interesting and attractive, which is easier said than done. Add dating apps into the equation, where dates are essentially blind, and you can expect even more stress to be added. Basically, a first date is make or break when it comes to finding a romantic partner. Open the door for me? Good start. Rude to the waiter? Nice knowing you. Call you never. While these might seem like minute details, the smallest thing can be a dealbreaker for some people.
First-date jitters. They're real. You're having a good time, but then Here's can you repeat that? they said. If they interrupt you while you're talking.