5. Avoid mentioning your ex

First Date Tips

This is one of the topics that should never be brought up during a first date. It is bound to make your date feel awkward. If the topic does come up, judge the reaction of your date and then direct the topic to something more conversational. However, our first date tips do suggest that if your date asks you a question like ‘Have you ever been married?’, answer truthfully before directing the conversation to another topic.