I’ll finish on a bit of a cliche – but it’s always worked for me: just relax and enjoy it.Being overly nervous and tense might have funny and cute consequences in films, but it doesn’t work that way when it comes to dating.Even so, the first phone call can be nerve wracking.

When one of my friends connects with a guy she likes on a dating site, she normally exchanges phone numbers right away.

However, she’s recently had to rethink her process.

We all approach it differently, but here are a few tips for women that I hope might help guide you in how to date, from a man’s perspective. But from the get go, you’re much better off just relaxing and letting your date like you for who you are.

It’ll cause a lot fewer problems down the line (especially when you have to come good on your claim of being a chilli vodka aficionado. And after all, everybody’s more attractive when they’re relaxed.

Lots of singles have had similar experiences, and most aren’t sure when, in general, is the right time to give out their phone number.

Our experts and I are here to help clear up some of the confusion.

The good news is you don’t actually have to give out your personal phone number to an online match.

Lots of apps out there will provide you with a secondary number, including Burner.

He wouldn’t stop texting her, saying he thinks they’re meant to be and she’s making a mistake.