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Dating Tips Advice Column:
First Date Meeting. Meet Half Way?

Dear Dating Tips,
Hi. I am wondering if two people have decided to meet in person at a Starbucks, who should do the driving if you live about 30 minutes from each other? Should you meet halfway? If there is no halfway Starbucks should the guy drive to a location near the gal? ~ Coffee Date


Dear Coffee Date,

This is a good question and there really isn't a "correct" answer. However, since it is your first meeting, it is generally customary to either meet half way or for the guy to come closer to your area. Ideally, the guy will offer to drive to your location. Be sure to let each other know what each of you will be wearing since it is your first meeting. Decide whether you'll meet inside or outside of Starbucks.

If you decide to meet half way, go to www.starbucks.com and from Our Stores, select Store Locator. This will allow you to easily search for Starbucks locations. You can then use Mapquest (www.mapquest.com - select Driving Directions) to determine the distance.

It would be easier, however, if the guy came to your location. You are already familiar with the Starbucks in your area and can choose one that has the right environment (some are small and too crowded, while others are more spacious and comfortable). Selecting the right Starbucks with the right environment may enhance the experience.

My personal recommendation - the guy comes to your location and you select the Starbucks. However, some feel that half way is better as it may "lower expectations."

Good luck! ~ The Dating Tipster


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