The trick is knowing when to jump off the dating carousel and invest the time in getting to know someone better.Consider the following when making that key decision.Dating In Our Parents’ Era When our parents were young and single, dating was much simpler.
They dated exclusively and if she wasn’t too annoying, came from a decent family and knew how to cook his favorite dish…he proposed and that was that.
As time went on, the young couple had to work out any differences between the two of them as divorce was taboo and would be frowned upon by their family and the general community.
They had to sit down at the table and figure out a way to make things work because they swore that this was “till death do us part.” While this methodology could be perceived as limiting, in some ways it fostered communication and truly spending time to get to know your partner. Technology Meets Romance With the explosion of online dating and the relaxing of the stigma and societal deviance of divorce, everything has changed.
Online dating has allowed singles to no longer be dependent on their immediate social circle to provide eligible matches.
It takes time for women to feel comfortable and really let their greatness come out.
A first date is simply an opportunity to get to know someone.
You’re not really going to be able to tell if she’s a great match from just one date.
If you felt there was a bit of a connection, give yourself a chance to see her in another setting where she feels confident that you are interested (from your phone call after date 1). She Has Had Some Bad Experience(s) Before You If you think I’m being too forgiving, consider the following.
There are literally thousands of potential matches at your fingertips every time you open your laptop.