All I’m asking, as the mother of boys, is that the girls not be so quick to determine, after 2 hours, that just because the conversation didn’t flow smoothly within 10 minutes, it doesn’t mean it won’t after the first date is out of the way. As someone who’s B”H married almost 30 years, I can certainly recall how awkward many first dates were. Some people are more reserved then others. Some people may be a bit burnt out. There are a zillion reasons why the first date may not be superb, not the least of which is having expectations based upon previous research and/or hope that this will be “the one”. But as I said 2 or so pages ago, I’m glad my husband and I gave each other a second try, because otherwise my life would be 100% different today.