Be upfront and honest with your date about your experience.
Explain your boundaries to your date, and let him know what is and what is not acceptable behavior while the two of you are out.
For instance, you may feel more comfortable being in control of your next date, so make sure he knows that you will take the responsibility to call him when you are ready to go out again.
Guide your date through your recovery by telling him exactly what you need.
Be clear but respectful, and let him know that you appreciate his help.
Recovery after being stalked can take time, as you begin to rebuild your self-confidence and feelings of trust for people in your life.
When you feel comfortable enough with your recovery to begin dating again, you can take a few steps to help you through an evening.
Choose a date who is compassionate and supportive as you continue to rebuild your life.
Be clear about your specific needs throughout the date, and be willing to take control to ensure your safety and peace of mind.
Charge your cell phone and keep it with you during your date.
Talk to friends or family, and let them know when you are going on a date and where you are going.
Ask them to keep their phones handy in case you need to call them.