There are some people who look forward to every first date that they will go on and then there are some who dread going on a first date with a stranger. But how else will the stranger become someone that you know if you never give him a chance so that you can get to know who he truly is? Though this is how someone who is nervous about a first date should go on the date so that they will have a positive attitude about the entire date there are some people who will cancel the date at the last minute because they are afraid of getting to know someone new. If more people would stop being afraid when it comes to going on a first date they might find themselves having fun and feeling as if they have known this stranger for years prior to their date. That is why more people are finding themselves waiting to go on an actual date with someone and just getting to know the person over the telephone or computer for the first few weeks after meeting in person. This helps to break down many barriers and prevents many people from wasting their time with someone who does not march up to what they are looking for in a mate.