Navigating the dating world can be hard enough, and now that it's all virtual, it has become even more difficult. Virtual dates are a great way to try to make this strange situation as normal as possible, so here are some virtual date ideas!
Watch a TV Show/Movie together
Netflix's Netflix Party plugin is a great way to watch a movie or show together. You can both start at the same time and talk about it while the movie or show is going on. Just like normal!
Virtual bartending challenge
If you're competitive, this is a fun one. You and your date get to pick which ingredients you can use, and you both have to come up with a masterpiece drink! You can also attend a virtual bartending event to learn the tips and tricks to win your competition.
Do an online workout together
Virtual workouts are a great way to bond with your date. You can both pick an online workout to do and hop on a videochat to do it together. You'll be getting in shape while having a great date!
Play a game
There are plenty of online games meant for videochats that you and your date can play. This is a great option if you want a light, low-pressure, fun date! This site has a ton of options for card games that you can play and this website even has a Harry Potter themed virtual escape room!
Cook dinner together
Pick your favorite recipe, buy the ingredients, and you're all set! You can both get on a videochat and make the meal together- it's that simple. How romantic! You can also gamify it for a competitive element- who can make the best gnocchi?
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Fortunatley, there are a lot of options for virtual dates, so it's really not as bad as it seems. If you're looking for someone to take on one of these virtual dates, check out QBuddy :)