Fun dating ideas for teens
It could be amazing; it could be completely hellish — you won’t know until you go! It’ll cheer up your (or their) apartment, give you a visual reminder of them (assuming the date goes well), & maybe you could even go ice-skating afterwards. The Sunday New York Times crossword date Bonus: intellectual stimulation, nerd points & you get to find out how clever they really are, all in one fell swoop. Older people, I have learned, sometimes feel motion sick on swings. A drive-in movie I admit, this one seems ultra-cool to me just because I’ve never done it & I am in love with Danny Zucco from here until eternity. Plus, people will come up to you & say, “Cute dog”, & you can beam at each other like proud parents. Plus, usually in my experience, a day-glo private room & weird drinks are part of the package. Collaborative art date Get a canvas or even just a big piece of paper, some paint, pencils or pastels, & go nuts.
But even if it’s shocking, it’s definitely a bonding experience, & maybe even something to tell the children, eh? Bring your favourite book & read the first chapter aloud Again, this says a lot about a person. & wouldn’t it be great if you looked at them across the table, sunlight falling across their face, & they smiled at you & you thought, ‘I would like to spend every Sunday this way’? Definitely one of the downsides of maturity.) Tree-climbing date No explanation required, but if you take them to a secret treehouse that no one else knows about, please don’t be surprised if they propose on the spot! Ye olde photobooth hunt Trawl your city for old-school photobooths & take as many strips as you can. Just don’t try to take your ring off by wiping it through your greasy hair & hit your girlfriend in the boob! Go to the beach Take music, towels, a big floppy sun-hat or two & enjoy the day. Walk around to different bars & tell stories about what happened This one is kind of odd, but I was once on a date with a guy where we went to three different bars & as we walked around, he told me about the strange & hilarious memories he had associated with those places.
A senior citizens date might involve going lawn bowling, making apple sauce & watching The Price Is Right.
A teenager date might involve roller-skating, making out in public & drinking vodka in an alley-way. The recession date Triple B’s: eat at Burger King, take the bus to get there, then go & play bingo.
Go to an art gallery on a Saturday afternoon You’ll learn a lot about the person you’re standing next to if you go & check out art together. The socially irresponsible date One word: graffiti. Pretend to be tourists Go & do the stuff you’ve never done because, well, you’ve always lived here.Get dressed separately, meet somewhere strange & a bit awkward, & pretend you don’t know one another. Ask all those banal questions you’re supposed to ask (“So, what do you do? Then at the end of the night, rejoice that you’re in a relationship & not dating any more!The generational date Pretend you’re an age that you’re not, then act accordingly.You’re interesting, they’re interesting — surely that’s not the best you can come up with!So here, for your romantic pleasure, are a list of 50 unusual, interesting, fun ideas to try!