23 Sweet First Date Stories That Will Make You Believe In Love Again

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First dates can go horribly wrong. And we’ve had heard enough terrifying Tinder date stories that might just make us delete the App for good.

But don’t get discouraged yet. Perfect first dates do exist. We’ve sniffed around and gathered 23 real sweet first date stories that will restore your faith for dating.

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23 Heartwarming first date stories that will give you the courage to swipe right

He picked me up and we drove to Mexico. And this first date turned into a 3 week cross country road trip.

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He picked me up and we drove to Tijuana Mexico. We got in and out no problem despite I didn’t have my passport with me. We spent the day sight seeing the beautiful ocean views. We rode horses on the beach. Got amazing street tacos…

This first date turned into a 3 week cross country road trip. We stopped in Joshua tree national park, Texas, Las Vegas and stayed in St. Louis for a few days and went in a super arch.

I asked him to show me his guitar. He was super nervous but played a bit for me before admitting that he had a huge crush on me.

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We wandered around looking for fruit to make jam, bought interesting delicacies in the deli, and custom-ground coffee. Then we trammed to his house and sat on his balcony drinking coffee, eating Turkish delight and talking for hours before actually making the jam with a record playing in the background.

While the jam cooled , I asked him to show me his guitar. He was super nervous but played a bit of Just Like Heaven by The Cure for me before admitting that he had a huge crush on me and officially asking me out.

We went kayaking, saw a sea turtle and jumped off into the water with our clothes and everything to chase it.

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Lunch went well so we went to the beach right after, even though we weren’t dressed for it. We then went kayaking on a whim.

Saw a sea turtle, jumped off into the water with our clothes and everything to chase it. Then drove me home in his motorcycle with our clothes still soaking wet.

We spent the rest of our date on the swing set. Next year we're going to get married.

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The guy and I had been talking a lot on tinder until we found time to go out and then we only had time in the evening so we decided to go to dinner. It was a nice, relaxed restaurant and we had lots to talk about.

Afterwards we went on a walk and came by a playground. We spent the rest of our date on the swing set and two years later the fun didn’t stop. Next year we’re going to get married.

My first date is us sitting on a park bench watching people fall off of skateboards.

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My first date with my partner involved us sitting on a park bench watching people fall off of skateboards. We’re both dicks, but now we’re dicks together.

This guy he took me on our first date to WWE Summer Slam

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When I was a kid I wanted to be a “WWE Diva”. An hour after matching with this guy he took me on our first date to WWE Summer Slam.

Source: Stephanie B

He asked a band to play my favorite song and asked me to be his girlfriend at the end of it.

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Our first date was about me, my now boyfriend and the regular movie stuff. Then later we went downtown and he asked a band to play my favorite song. He asked me to be his girlfriend at the end of it.

I start vomiting up my dinner in front of her car. She starts laughing her ass off. That’s the moment we fell in love with each other.

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It went awesome up till desert. I ate the whole lava cake and she was impressed, concerned and surprised for me at this point. We go to her car and I feel $25 coming up my throat.

So I start vomiting up my dinner in front of her car in the grass, I start chuckling saying how this is great. She starts laughing her ass off and calls her mom just in case something happens. That’s the moment we fell in love with each other.

He took me to the stables he worked at and let me pet the horses.

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My first boyfriend was in 7th grade and for our date he took me to the stables he worked at and let me pet the horses, which is absolute gold if you’re a 13 year old girl like I was.

He grabbed my hand and just didn't let go. Finally he pulled away, said "better now than never" and kissed me. I fell in love like immediately.

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After breaking up with my ex, my lovely now boyfriend of 7 years invited me to the movies. We went there more like friends but then in the movie there was a loud noise that made both of us jump. He grabbed my hand and just didn’t let go.

We were really close. I do not remember who initiated it but at once our noses were rubbing together. It felt like 10 minutes had passed. Finally he pulled away, said “better now than never” and kissed me. I fell in love like immediately. 

It got even more romantic when he was shat on continuously by these birds. Hornbill shit smells really bad.

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Technically my first date with my boyfriend was him ringing, weighing and measuring hornbills, and I was assisting him by writing down all the details.

It got even more romantic when he was shat on continuously by these birds. Just an FYI, hornbill shit smells really bad.

He brought a picnic and we sit on the bonnet of his car under the stars. We got married at the same spot 5 years later.

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We met at a quiet little jetty on Christmas eve. He brought a picnic, I was too nervous to eat. We spent our first Christmas together once midnight hit, sitting on the bonnet of his car under the stars. 

We got married at the same spot 5 years later. I didn’t know he was the one as soon as we met, but I knew by the end of our first date.

We ended up taking a stroll to a nearby elementary school and goofing around on the playground equipment.

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We were sitting next to each other in the library at college fairly late in the evening. We bonded over laughing at his ridiculousness and right before the library closed he turned to me and said “Would you like to go on an adventure with me?”

We ended up taking a stroll to a nearby elementary school and goofing around on the playground equipment before making our way back to the college campus. 

I went on a first date and we caught Pokemon.

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I went on a first date and we caught Pokemon.

He then said if I make the shot you have to kiss me. He missed, but I still kissed him anyway.

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We had our first date on a football field. No team’s playing, just the two of us. Most of the time through that date night was me watching him play.

He then said if I make the shot you have to kiss me. He missed, but I still kissed him anyway.

He was asked if I was his girl. He looked over at me and said no, unfortunately.Then leaned in and gave me my my first new kiss in over 15 years.

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The first date after my divorce. We went to have a couple of drinks and at the bar a patron came up to him and asked him if I was his girl. He looked over at me and said no, unfortunately.

While I turned bright red the patron said that he should hurry up and make me his girl because I was gorgeous. I stammered out a thank you while my date said, she is isn’t she? Then leaned in and gave me my my first new kiss in over 15 years.

We got caught on a basketball fan cam. I froze while he leaned in and kissed me on the lips.

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We went to a basketball game for our first date. I thought it was because he was such a basketball fanatic. Later I found out it was because he thought that I could turn down a movie date, but not tickets that were already bought.

We got caught by the fan cam, looking at each other all embarrassed and stuff. I froze while he leaned in and kissed me on the lips. Talk about a decision that can’t go back.

He fell asleep at my place and we woke up the next morning and made breakfast together.

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The best first date I had was with my current boyfriend. It was so basic and simple but perfect. He wanted to take me bowling but I thought it might be awkward with just the two of us so I asked him to just come over and watch a movie with me. 

We clicked instantly and were so comfortable with each other. He fell asleep at my place and we woke up the next morning and made breakfast together, then spent the whole day hanging out only to have him sleep over again, on purpose this time. Still together almost five years later 🙂

He apologized that he didn't bring me flowers saying "My Grandma told me how am I supposed to tell a girl I love her if I don't bring her flowers?"

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When we met in front of the restaurant he apologized that he didn’t bring me flowers saying “My Grandma told me how am I supposed to tell a girl I love her if I don’t bring her flowers?”.

Honestly, that was the sweetest young love memory I hold today.

He invited me in, and his mom came running into his room in the morning to ask how his date went.

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We came out of the cinema, looked around and he said to me it’s really nice and warm. So we ended up walking all the way to his house, just chatting (walked straight past mine, I didn’t even give it a thought).

He invited me in, and his mom came running into his room in the morning to ask how his date went. She still tells the story.

He pulled up, suit and tie and parka on. Then asked my dad if he could take me to York. 3 years later he still makes every effort to buy me flowers.

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On our first date, he pulled up outside my parent’s house, suit and tie and parka on. Then asked my dad if he could take me to York for the day on the back of his bike, dad agreed and we had a lovely day and I’d never laughed so much with someone.

Almost 3 years later he still makes every effort to buy me flowers or do nice things.

The date night lasted around 8 hours. I remember falling asleep smiling that night.

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During the movie on our first date, I kept thinking if I should make a move to hold his hand or maybe rest my head on his shoulder. I ended up chickening out. I later found out that he had the same thoughts and also chickened out.

It was around 2am when we got back to my front door and shared our first kiss, told each other good night, and parted ways. The date night lasted around 8 hours. I remember falling asleep smiling that night.

We went to a bowling alley still all dressed up. It was insane how much we connected.

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On our first date, we talked about literally everything and couldn’t believe how similar we were. It was insane how much we connected.

We ended up having such a good time at dinner that he asked if I wanted to go bowling, so we went to a bowling alley still all dressed up, played arcade games until a lane opened up, and bowled for like 3 hours.

That’s a wrap for all the sweet first date stories. Now it’s your turn. What’s the best date night you’ve ever had? Tell us in the comment!

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