Dating two months
Your compatibility along with coordinating ideas on partnership success can make a big difference when it comes to how long you two stick together.
Most people naturally dress and behave to impress in the beginning.
And in that excitement, it’s easy to jump ahead and make some big dating mistakes.
Here are nine things to avoid doing in the first month of dating: 1. Here’s a rule you can steal from “How I Met Your Mother”: “Never make plans with a date further in the future than the amount of time you’ve been going out.” Of course, in non-sitcom land, this rule gets voided once you’re in a serious, committed relationship — otherwise, no one could ever make marriage vows — but in the first month of dating, keep plans for the future at a minimum.
Now this shocked me a little because he is always such a great gentleman to me, opening doors for me, holding my hand, etc.
So tune into your instincts and resist skimming over flaws, says psychologist Jennifer Kromberg in her Psychology Today piece “Relationship Red Flags: What to Look for Early On.” Find out about past relationships if you haven’t already, including what went wrong and what the other person wants to do differently in this relationship.
At the park, play tennis instead of going for a walk.