10 Blind Date Tips, Lessons, and Pieces of Advice

There are few things in the realm of love and courtship that are scarier than a blind date.

No matter how much thought friends put into finding the right girl/guy for us, there's a reason -- in fact, lots of reasons -- why most people are resistant to going to dinner with a complete stranger.

That said, there's a lot that can be learned about yourself (and others) from a blind date. They may not often lead to marriage, but anonymous dinners, movies, and coffees are great learning experiences. Here are 10 things we've learned from blind dates.