If your personalities don't mesh, it's better to politely cap the night off instead of ordering additional rounds, sending mixed messages, and using him for free drinks.
(Not cool, ladies.) Brooke Sager is a NYC-based contributing writer for Thrillist.
In fact, I don't even blame the guys who vow to never do dinner on the first date -- if you don't end up clicking, that's a pretty penny you just spent on someone you don't want to see ever again.
All I'm saying is that you Even if she's starving, a refined lady won't be the first to suggest getting food if she doesn't know you well and presumes you're paying.
Then, once you're in a stable relationship, you can enjoy bottomless mimosas and all the Three Buck Chuck wine you can carry to the restaurant.
I'm not implying that you need to take your date out for a three-course meal at The Capital Grille.
It can be a letdown, but it's more than OK to realize that you're not that into him or her.
Contrary to popular belief, you don't owe this person anything -- you promised a first date, and that's it.
One category asks you whether you drink, and offers multiple options including "heavy drinker," "I have a drinking problem" and "I need a drink now." That's sure to widen the pool of possibilities!
You enter your home airport, relationship status (one option: "It's too complicated to explain") and check what you're looking for (a serious or casual relationship, or just someone to pass the time with at the airport).
Once registered, you can enter itineraries to find a compatible match.
A similar site, Planely.com, matches members who are taking the same flight, enabling a date or conversation to make flying more appealing. Or did you meet someone fascinating at the airport via your own devices?
To guide you, here are seven dos and don'ts for drinking on a first date to ensure that your first impression is a good one.