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07/31/2013 05:17 pm ET Updated Sep 30, 2013

13 Things That Go Through Your Head Before a First Date

By Marla Pachter for HowAboutWe

1. Yay, I have a date!!

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2. Oh man, I'm so excited! I haven't been on a date in forever.

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3. I don't know what to wear!

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4. What if he doesn't like me?

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5. What if I don't like him?

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6. What if he turns out to be totally socially awkward or a complete weirdo or a boring investment banker?

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7. Why am I even doing this? First dates are the worst. Dating is the worst.

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8. Ugh, I should keep an open mind. It could be fun.

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9. And it is a free meal.

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10. Plus, he could be the one. You never know.

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11. It's too late to cancel now, anyway...

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12. One last check. How do I look?

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13. Oh yeah, I look real good. Okay... let's get this over with.

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