Friday Repost: Why is Conversation So Hard?

Why is it so hard to get a conversation going on a date? I’ve gotten farther with strangers in the supermarket than with some of my dates. Here is a three-part essay on the subject:

Conversation Just Doesn’t Flow

Anxiety in Conversation

Mind Games

 

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3 thoughts on “Friday Repost: Why is Conversation So Hard?

  1. I hate that too, so I usually force a bit of substance in to the subjects we talk about… even on first dates I will bring up believes, plans, drugs, sex, rock & roll… I have had a few women where that was too much. No 2nd Date, but considering that Dating for me is a way of gauging how compatible I would be with my dating-partner, so this works quite well.

    I also do that with strangers, because discussion over soccer or cars just are not for me…

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