So you’ve finally done it. You’ve made a genuine connection with another person, you’ve established a mutual interest, you’ve followed each other on Instagram and accidentally liked each other’s selfies from 2013. What comes next is the tricky part: going on an actual date.
The reason this is so tricky is because every idea you will have is just rife with potential disaster. Dinner and a movie? The movie could be terrible. A hike? Too sweaty. A picnic? Be serious. What if a hawk swoops down and steals all the food, and then there’s a tornado? I rest my case.
Instead, here are some tried-and-true cute date ideas from literature that are all but guaranteed to take your relationship to the next level.