Think back about …

First Dates

First dates can take many forms, from casual to formal, with outcomes from heavenly to horrible. You might have had a first date set up for you by another person, through meeting at a class or club, from a chance encounter, or more recently, online. Think back …  to your most memorable first-date experiences. Who asked whom? Where did you go? Has the experience of a first date been different at various phases of your life? How has the first date changed for your kids or grandkids? Share your first dates stories forward.

Stories on This Week's Writing Prompt

Featured Story

A Night to Remember
My first date was not what I'd expected.

Readers’ Choice

My lunch with Omar Sharif
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He said, "I look like Omar Sharif." I thought, "...yeah, and I look like Michelle Pfeiffer."
A Date at Eight
I’m sure we thought we were terribly grown up, going on a date and all. Did my mother make me wear gloves? She may have.
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?
Just a great slow dance song, so who was I to complain?  Blessedly, Susan seemed happy to dance it with me, slowly and [...]
Also Sprach Zarathustra
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A blind date to a boring movie is not a recipe for success
The First Shall be Last
There is something liberating about a “date” when, from the outset, both know that there can be no future.
Lost a Friend, Gained a Spouse
It was also the night I committed the most anti-feminist act ever. I came with Paula but left with Fred.
Basketball Jones
I was hot and heavy with Bob my sophomore year, but he had a bad habit of wandering off with other girls. This did not make [...]

Stories from the Previous Prompt

Shopping Local

Shopping For Eternal Love
"Bartender, drinks on the house for the entire castle!"
You Better Shop Around
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I grew up in Belleville, New Jersey (1960 population 35,005), in a house on Washington Avenue, the main street of [...]

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A Long and Winding Road
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Think back about …

First Dates

First dates can take many forms, from casual to formal, with outcomes from heavenly to horrible. You might have had a first date set up for you by another person, through meeting at a class or club, from a chance encounter, or more recently, online. Think back …  to your most memorable first-date experiences. Who asked whom? Where did you go? Has the experience of a first date been different at various phases of your life? How has the first date changed for your kids or grandkids? Share your first dates stories forward.

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