1) Wearing a suit and tie Americans like nice-but-casual dates – so much so that wearing a suit and tie is deemed as much of a first date fashion faux-pas as turning up in active wear.
In fact 83% of Americans would prefer to go for a casual coffee on a first date (no suit and tie necessary! 2) Taking pictures of your meal Bad news for fans of the Hefe filter: taking photos of your food is definitely off-putting.
That includes dishonesty about: Age: 'Who can be interested in a guy who feels the need to misrepresent his age?
' asks 51-year old Lara Nolan, who won't date anyone whose actual age turns out to be different from the age on his online dating profile.
4) Number 1 Post date Deal Breaker: Bombarding with texts Of course it’s nice to feel a date went well and sending one text telling the person you enjoyed meeting them is fine, but bombarding them with messages is just silly.
1) Number 1 Behavior Deal Breaker: Getting very drunk There is a difference between having a small glass of wine for some Dutch courage before a first date and getting stupidly drunk over dinner.Sure, he may 'feel' divorced and 'feel' like he's ready to move on, but you still have to wonder what else he's being dishonest about. 'Obviously, being married is a deal-breaker,' says 51-year old divorcee, Mia Winner.Height: It seems pointless to lie about one's height, but it's fairly common for men to add an inch or two in their online profiles. Yeah—and here are the worst possible relationship lies you can tell.(By the way, the number one trait women (and men) are looking for when dating is kindness; check out the other top traits. While it's a broad term, but any kind of dishonesty should be should be an immediate deal-breaker, according to New York psychotherapist, Melissa Divaris Thompson.In fact, men in particular disliked this and 60% consider it a deal breaker.Put the phone away and enjoy the moment; everything else can wait.Height can be a deal breaker for some women, says the founder of Elite Dating Managers, who goes by the name 'Isabel.' But lying about it won't help. You've finally met someone who seems to be the partner of your dreams.In fact it’s considered even worse than common dating deal-breakers like not offering to split the bill! 3) Getting out your selfie stick during dinner It might be wise to forget your camera altogether, as mid-date selfies are also frowned upon.Indeed, hated by men in particular (12% consider this a deal breaker), selfies are an even bigger first date sin than not tipping.