First dates create anticipation and anxiety. If you've ever wondered what first dates should be like, here are a few ideas to help you prepare. Plan an activity that gives you a chance to talk. Be on time. Be attentive and ask questions. Find something in your date that you can compliment. Know your boundaries, especially the physical ones. And finally, end the date at a reasonable hour. If the date has gone well, your date will want to see you again soon!