I'm a recent college graduate who has a clear understand of what he wants. I've been through a lot compared to other people my age and those experiences have made me appreciate many things. I want to find someone who is optimistic and happy, though I imagine most people say that. I'm not looking for something quick or short term...I want to find someone to settle down with.
Conversation Starters (i.e. what you'd like to do on a first date...)
Learn as much as I can about her. There is no special formula for a "perfect first date"; it can be done in a variety of settings and a variety of ways. One constant would be me listening to her and trying to learn who she is. Whether that's over a cup of coffee, a casual lunch, or dessert at my place is up in the air.