Illustrated by Ly Ngo.
Whether you want to admit it or not, the preparation and pomp and circumstance that comes with a first date is a far cry from the dates that come months (or weeks!) down the line. In the beginning, you take all those extra steps to ensure that you're bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, sexy as hell, and, of course, brimming with intellectual factoids. Then, you become comfortable, and things, well, start to change.