10 Things Everyone Should Know Before A First DateShow less Read on to find out how to make your dating life a success. To date a girl, take her somewhere special, such as your favorite restaurant or a scenic picnic spot, so she can see that you put some thought into it. Wear nice clothes that make you feel confident so you'll look and feel your best. For more tips, including how to follow up with a girl after your date, read on! To create this article, 42 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time.