Inherent in first dates is the difficult balance of authentically being who you really are while getting to know someone (who is essentially a stranger) to see if there is a possible connection. But there are definite rules to follow and if you break them you’ll be headed for dumpsville. If you’re having trouble getting second or third dates you need to watch this 1-minute video now. Then, let’s discuss!

So, what do you think? Has anyone ever spoke to you about their ex on a first date? Have you ever spoke about other relationships on a first date? Has anyone ever treated your date like a therapy session? How did it work out? Let’s open up the conversation and get real with each other in the comments section below. Also, if you like this dating advice video please share it with the single ladies and single guys you know!