MARLO THOMAS
03/09/2015 12:22 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Never Bring This Up On A First Date, From Amy Laurent (VIDEO)

What topic should you absolutely avoid on a first date? Relationship expert and celebrity matchmaker Amy Laurent says that talking about past relationships is absolutely off limits! If your date asks you about your ex, use a very short response. Something like: "Sometimes people grow apart, you learn from every relationship, I wish them well, but enough about them, I want to know about you!" will do the trick. Also, remember to ask your date questions. Sometimes people sit and talk about themselves the entire time on a first date. Remember to take turns asking questions, and let the conversation flow back and forth.

For more of Amy's dating and relationship tips, view the slideshow below:

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