First Dates Across America (Infographic)

First dates can be exciting and nerve-racking — or they can be disappointing and awkward. But they almost always provide a learning lesson, or at least a juicy story to tell a friend.

Where’s the best place to snag a date? Twenty-two percent of people met a date through a friend, while 20 percent found someone online. Is it appropriate to cuddle with a first date? What about hold his hand? Find out what people said in a survey, and learn more information about first dates in the infographic below!

Do you have any juicy first-date stories? Tell us in the comments!

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Kathy Perez
Kathy Johnson3 years ago

so glad I am not on the dating scene...

Noreen Niamath
Noreen Niamath3 years ago

Too traumatic not happening.

Christina Welter
Christina Welter3 years ago

Interesting graphic. Funny that the most first dates last year are in my area. I wonder what that means...

Helen Wu
Helen Wu3 years ago


Ana Marija Rumbak
ANA MARIJA R.3 years ago

Thanks for sharing... :)

China H.
China H.3 years ago

Interesting information. Thank you.

Anna Undebeck
Anna Undebeck3 years ago

Thanks, fun reading!

Winn Adams
Winn Adams3 years ago


Daniela Mess.
Daniela Mess.3 years ago

Spontaneity, together with prudence, should be the only rule of behavior. One does what they feel like doing! One thing may be inopportune in a context and not in another... time is very relative at times!

Elena T.
Elena Poensgen3 years ago

Thank you :)