Followed by something like, “I’ve been meeting a lot of crazy people lately.” Yikes.
“Though this might sound cute, it can come off as strange to your date,” says Candice A, a certified matchmaker and dating coach at Toronto Wingwoman.
“This always makes the person asking it look desperate, foolish, and in a rush, while annoying or stressing out the person to whom it is asked,” says Bregman.
To be fair, it is pretty weighty question lay on someone you just met. Whether it’s their apartment, watch, or a clearly luxe handbag—it’s none of your business.
In addition, people automatically assume if you don’t have a good relationship with your parents, then you have mommy or daddy issues, which may not be the case.” On the flip side of this, though, is how to tell your partner’s relationship with their mother is actually a problem: These are the 6 Signs His Relationship with His Mother Is a Total Deal Breaker.
If you’re using this language to ask a person about their race or ethnicity, maybe don’t.
” asks Jessica Elizabeth Opert, a dating and love coach.
This is maybe seen as an endearingly awkward comment, but it can come off badly.
“You probably don’t drink as much as you think, and discussing topics like this even as a joke can come across wrong if someone doesn’t know you yet,” Candice A explains.
“The topic of sex isn’t something that should be taken lightly or brought up too soon.” Or any other question related to your appearance.
“These are loaded questions and you may not be happy with the answers,” says Rosalind Sedacca, a dating and relationship coach. “You definitely don’t want to put someone on the spot by asking if they have dated other people of your race or religion on a first date,” she says.