There are lots of first date rules when dating in the UK such as avoiding taboo topics like religion and politics, being polite and always playing it cool. Many of these were formed so that the first date remains light.
However, if you are looking forward to a serious interracial relationship in the UK, it’s high time you forget the rules and be personal during your first date. Personal questions speed up intimacy. Discuss things that are more important to you, rather than mere chit chat to pass time, if you want a fulfilling relationship to grow from your first date. Therefore, break these 4 first date rules for successful interracial dating in the UK.
1. Do not talk about religion.
If you are a religious person and you want your partner from another race to respect your religion, bring it up. If you really uphold religion, let your partner be aware. Although you shouldn’t start being judgmental towards your potential partner’s religious beliefs, it can be discussed. Just mention that to you, religion counts. Or alternatively, state that it doesn’t.
2. Do not talk about what you are looking for.
The rule says that you must not reveal what you are looking for in a relationship during your first date. However, this is what first dates are meant for – it is one of the most important topics you should bring up on that first date.
If your potential black, white, Asian or Latino partner does not meet this need, then why should you look forward to the next date. If the other person does not match your interests, then don’t waste time pursuing that relationship.
3. Do not talk about work.
If you love your work, defy this rule and bring it up. Maybe something exciting recently happened at your workplace and you want to share it with your potential partner, go ahead and share it. But don’t bring up your workplace topic to brag about your salary or to complain about how boring your work is. So to avoid this, keep it brief when talking about work.
4. Do not discuss your family.
Talk talk talk talk about your family during your first date if you are looking forward to a successful interracial relationship in the UK. Talk not only about the family you already have, but also the one that you are looking forward to having with your potential interracial partner.
Talking about your parents, your siblings and your culture is crucial on your first date. This way, you and your potential partner will get to know more about each other.
These are some of the first date rules to break when dating interacially in the UK. Apart from them being crucial to get to know your potential partner better, they will also make your date lively. Talk about what you feel on that first date and also what you think successful interracial dating in the UK entails.