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So if it's your first time out, "go to a place you're all familiar with or that at least serves familiar food so you can focus on getting to know one another," Worick says.
And for the love of La Mancha, don't push 'em to share group dishes -- it may skeeve out the other couple to have to pick from the same tapas plate as you.
"You also have to be careful when you invite a coworker out.
Yapping all night about the office will put the other two people to sleep." Double-Dating Do: Being adventurous If you're tight with the other twosome, try something besides a typical restaurant.
"If you know a ton about your girlfriend's relationship, it's easy to let things slip, like 'Oh yeah, Farrah was telling me about how you pulled your groin in bed last week' or 'So, Adam, I hear you're applying for a new job! "He may not think you know as much about their relationship as you actually do, and even if it's not something racy, people become annoyed when they know you know stuff about them that they didn't tell you." Double-Dating Do: Playing Switzerland if you're dragged into their psychodramas On the other hand, some couples feel that it's fine and dandy to air all of their dirty laundry on dates -- G-strings included.
For instance, the girl may look at you and say, "C'mon, help me out here, didn't Stephen just check out that waitress? "Do everything you can not to be pulled into it, because then forevermore, you'll be associated with that problem," says Worick. "Grab your guy and move to the bar and have a drink while they're going at it," says Worick.
Then you two can pick another place, and nobody is embarrassed." Another tip: Coordinate your dinner plans by email, says Worick.
"Go to an afternoon baseball game -- something the guys will be engaged in," says Worick. "Surprise them with a spread that you and your guy (or the other girl) prepared.
Say to dress casual and not eat beforehand, but don't give them more clues." Double-Dating Don't: Overswilling when there's sex in the air What, you? Believe it, baby, especially when you've been slurping down the merlot.
Double-Dating Don't: Pushing them to spend "It's easy to pick a dinner spot that sounds fun without realizing the prices are higher than the other couple's usual budget allows, making them majorly uncomfortable," says Vogels.
And when the tables are turned and you're forced to pay more than you want to, it's even worse.