It probably goes without saying that you should get all the details surrounding the date. If you have suspicions about the guy at all, this is the point where you can make sure he’s telling the truth with a quick background check.
Now that you have all his info, it should be easy to look him up and make sure he’s not hiding anything sinister, such as a violent or criminal history.
You know, like what a woman’s thinking when a guy suggests dinner after you’ve already been hanging out for a while at happy hour (not In other words, I get to learn from other dudes’ mistakes, as told from a woman’s perspective.
You see, you might assume that your brother or your guy friends “know how to treat a lady,” and maybe in theory that’s true.
If he botched #1 (shame on him if he did), here’s where you give him a chance to redeem himself.
Talking about his hobbies puts the ball in his court and hopefully makes him a little less terrified of you.
See what he’s doing on his social media profiles—and make sure he’s not courting any other girls besides your daughter.