They can laugh and exchange wits and, yes, even drive in a car together without anybody thinking anything dubious is happening.
Honestly, I don’t get embarrassed talking about much. They can talk to each other without there being ulterior motives.
I wasn’t sure whether he’d do the awkward arm-stretch-behind-my-chair manoeuvre, or ‘accidentally’ brush his thigh against mine.
At 65, my date (I’ll call him Jerry) was a few years older than me.
Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements; lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness.