What a rain check in dating
A simple date is typically a brief, prearranged meeting between two people who have just met (as in the case of a chance encounter) or whose only introduction has been over the phone (as in the case of contact made possible through a friend).
The meeting is usually done in a public place, perhaps at an inexpensive restaurant or coffee shop.
Of these, the ones I found most interesting were Steve Steinberg's tale of Spokane Indians pitcher Stan Coveleski; Dan Raley's look at Emil Sick, "the savior of baseball in Seattle" (the first of many?
By telling him clearly, you’re giving him the chance to do it. It shows he cares for you and wants to make you happy.
A man or woman asking for a simple date, who is prepared beforehand, will come off more confident, mature, and convincing.
Furthermore, the person being asked for the simple date is more likely to feel comfortable and inclined to respond favorably to the extended invitation.
Bill calls Debbie within a couple hours, and asks her out to a nice dinner for the next Friday night.
Respect yourself enough to ask to be treated special and seriously; especially after a few encounters with a man.