Non drinking dating

I’ll probably make myself a juice before I go to work too. If you have amazing chemistry, fancy the pants off each other, feel like you’ve known each other your entire life, and ‘can’t believe we’ve only just found each other’ then you’ll be so high on lust and infatuation, that one lime cordial will be enough to tip you into a euphoric Zen-like state. Unless you are impressively unfussy, dating is a numbers game, which means, by definition, that you will probably go on more sub-par, just about medium and downright terrible dates than really good ones. And if I do that (and if dating really is a numbers game), then I’m going to have to get on board with sober dating.

"And you should feel comfortable having whatever you want.

Inviting your date out for coffee and dessert is another alcohol-free option.

Get moving Ask your date to join you in a physical activity that you enjoy or have always wanted to try.

Drinking on dates can quickly become a habit, but the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism warns that even moderate alcohol consumption, under certain circumstances, can have serious consequences.

Instead of automatically incorporating alcohol into your social life, become more sensitive to this issue by choosing to keep your dates alcohol-free.