Here’s some news you can use; according to a survey done the financial conglomerate AXA, on average, we make up our mind about a first date within 12 minutes of meeting her/him. According to an article in the Daily Mail

, good things to do are smile and make eye contact.

Bad things to do are have body odor or bad breath. The smile is especially important, as an expert in the article says that humans are hardwired to return smiles, so just by smiling you can improve the atmosphere on a date. Other “do’s” are: have a good tone of voice and dress well. More “don’ts”: swearing and rumpled or dirty clothes.