You haven’t had your own time to get used to it, and now here you are on a date. The goal is to increase your comfort level, and dressing as you always do will help that.
Meeting for a drink or coffee or attending some short event is usually the best for an introvert.
While no magic wand can take your introversion away, there are some things you can do to master the art of the first date.
If you have practiced with that friend, you have questions to which there are longer answers than just “yes” or “no.” Ask them, and practice those listening skills with eye contact, head nods, and small smiles (and laughs if they are genuinely funny).
You want that individual to know you have a genuine interest in others and in him/her specifically.
Norman Arvidsson is an independent author, who writes with the purpose of sharing his experience with others.
Considers personal growth as the main goal in his life.
If sitting across from a stranger and making conversation is awkward for you, why not choose a date in which you will be actively something?