Dating platform PlentyOfFish (POF) got the scoop in their 2018 Conversation Nation study, where they surveyed 2,000 singles across the U.S. Interestingly, 39 percent of those singles said they’re hesitant to start a conversation with someone they’re interested in because they don’t know what to say.
So what should people talk about on a date? *That’s* the question. Thirteen percent of those surveyed said they Googled conversation starters while on their date (23 percent of Gen Z versus five percent of Baby Boomers). Hopefully, their date was in the bathroom at the time and not sitting there waiting while the person looks for the best conversation starters. Talk about *awkward*!
And, as you can imagine, the better online chemistry you and a person have, the more potential the date has for working out. POF’s survey participants agreed — 83 percent thought that great app conversations can lead to better IRL ones.
As for what not to do, here are the conversation topics daters are tired of talking about in online dating messages.