Early dating stages tips
So take your foot off the accelerator and let a man initiate his interactions with you.
If you’re both enjoying your time together, he treats you well, and you’re feeling good about the relationship in general, resist the urge to think too far ahead.
The trick in this stage is to take the pressure off the future and enjoy getting to know him, while also being clear that you are evaluating your future together: “I’m happy with you and I want to keep dating, but the future’s important to me, too.
So let’s see how we feel about things over the next few weeks or months (set a time here you feel comfortable with), and we’ll decide if there’s something more serious that we both want.”When you say this to a guy, there’s an unconscious button that’s pushed in his mind that tells him that you are a respectable and desirable woman who has the ability and the strength to pick and choose what happens in your life, and he better rise to the occasion.
Before a man chooses whether or not to commit to you, you’ll need to move through a couple of key stages with him. Here, Christian Carter fills you in so you know what to expect…and tells you how to make the most of each stage so he’ll want to keep moving the relationship forward.
It’s natural for you to want to know that things are progressing in a relationship, but talking about it before a man is ready can often prevent the closeness you want.