If it’s “to get to know someone”, you’ll probably seem interview-ish. People like being around fun, low-pressure people with no expectations.
The best way to look at a date is a chance to have fun. As things progress, that’s when you get to know each other.
How exactly do you go from dating someone casually to having a serious relationship with them? What qualities made you want to get serious with your date? Being self-aware of how others perceive you is a huge advantage in dating and relationships.
To make yourself a better partner, think about your past relationships.
Other times you really like someone and it doesn’t work out, and you’ve probably wondered if there was anything you could’ve done differently.