When you're dating again (after being with someone for many years), it can be difficult to go on the first few dates. They can be costly, awkward, and you might not know how to end them gracefully. Coffee dates are your answer.
Despite the name, coffee dates don't have to be all about meeting for coffee. A coffee date by definition is:
Naturally, coffee houses are the perfect places for a coffee date. People tend to come and go frequently so you will feel comfortable sitting down by yourself while you wait for your date. But you could also meet at a bar or lunch place. Just be sure to skip a meal and focus on having a brief beverage and conversation.