Welcome to the world of dating. It is a weird and confusing place, but also is an exciting time in your life. You’ll meet folks from all walks of life and always get a little more than you bargained for. The first stage of a relationship when people start dating is definitely the most important time of the relationship.
Following the advice below will guarantee you a happier and longer relationship.
You should always be modest. If you marry this person, you’ll have a lifetime of nakedness, flirting, mooning, and maybe some inappropriate flashing. But don’t give up all of this fun while you’re dating. Keep your first few years of marriage awesome. And naked. What is that saying again? You only live once.
Compliment each other. Who does not like to be told they are pretty or cute? This holds true for women, too, who should tell their date that they look handsome and that their hair looks sexy. What makes us incredible beings is our ability to uplift others with only a few words. What is attractive to your date beyond any physical beauty you may possess is the beauty of your soul. Remember, beauty is on the inside as well.
Respect the natural progression of intimacy. It is easy to feel rushed or pressured into a relationship or to say “I love you.” Telling someone new how much you really, really like them adds a lot of depth to the relationship. Instead, gradually reveal your inner thoughts, feelings, and personal story starting with light and casual then progressing to a deeper and more intimate feel.
Try not to focus on money. Men especially tend to be cautious of women who spend a lot of money and expect to be treated like princesses. If you go on a date, always offer to foot the bill or split it. If you cannot afford the expensive outings, find cheaper ones that will enable you to have a good time too. Remember, the fun can be cheap as well, it does not always mean a $1,000 shopping spree or a sushi dinner.
Take your time and enjoy the moment. Everything you need to learn in order to make the “can I marry this person” decision occurs within one year. Sure, you will not know everything about them, but you’ll know enough. Date a year. Not four. Don’t make excuses. You will know when you are ready.
Do not be a complainer. “I’m hot.” “I’m bored.” “I’m hungry.” Yeah, that is going to get old really fast. Nothing is a bigger turn off to a man or a woman than a chronic complainer. Be conscious of how your date describes the circumstances of their life: do they see their glass as half empty or half full?
People are complex, to say the least. Use these six tips to take the confusion out of dating casually and finally attract an amazing person into your life.