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They say that first impressions are the most important, which means you need to make it a great one on that first date or meeting. If you need some hints on how to do that, here are some tips you might consider:

1. Having a great appearance would be the first thing you need to make sure in making a good first impression on your date. Dress smartly and appropriately for the date. Try to wear a piece which might show a hint of your personality. It can be subtle but your date will notice, and will get an idea of what kind of a person you are. Be properly groomed as this tells a lot about you. By appearing as if you have prepared for the date, you would be able to exude a sense of confidence which your date would surely admire.

2. It is also important to be natural and simply be yourself. This would not only help you make a great first impression, but it would also help you to find an individual who is interested in the real you.

3. On your date, your voice and how you speak are two other things that could make you or break you. Make sure that you are quite knowledgeable on common topics, particularly news and current affairs. Talk about the things you love to do and ask about what your date loves doing. Avoid using foul language. Also, always show enthusiasm to what your date has to say. Make sure that you are genuinely interested in what she talks about. You can also come up with conversation topics that you can talk about beforehand to avoid awkward silences, just in case.

4. Your body language also counts when making a first impression on your date. This is why it is important to always have good posture and maintain eye contact throughout the date. Never fold your arms as this could mean that you are being cold to your date.

5. When dating online, making a great first impression will usually depend on the online dating profile that you create. It is beneficial to be ready with a good picture to upload to the dating site. Just as important is the information you enter about yourself. Adding at least a simple comment or two on your profile is and important way of introducing your personality to the other members on the dating site.

These are just some of the ways to make an unforgettable first impression when dating. Although making a great first impression matters a lot in determining the future of the first date, ultimately, it would still be how you and your date handle the situation and interact with each other that will decide whether or not you can both start a new relationship together.