By E!’s Famously Single Dating Coach, Laurel House

In this week’s dating advice video, relationship expert and E!’s Famously Single dating coach, Laurel House shares the secret on how to never have a bad first date again! Her expert dating advice is simple: Always pre-qualify your dates.

Relationship Expert from E!’s Famously Single Says to Pre-Qualify Potential Matches Before a First Date

We all know that relationships and love can be tricky. Whether you meet through work, friends, or even online, you must pre-qualify all of your dates before you give them any personal information. With online dating in particular, if you move too quickly, you may realize how weird or creepy they are too late. “You’re afraid, and now, they have your phone number,” the relationship expert shares.

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To avoid having a bad first date, pre-qualify your potential matches by asking strategic and substantive questions. Be vulnerable and remember to go down before you go up. Even share your core values and ask for their’s to ensure a positive outcome. “Online dating can be the most amazing and easy way to meet people,” House says. “But it can be exhausting, confusing, and a waste of time if you don’t pre-qualify.”

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