Dating for a month
Think about it — we’re both trying to impress each other, which means trying to be our best 100% of the time. I don’t like feeling as if I have to either make it or break it in just three months time. I realize his friends and family are going to talk about me after meeting me, but couldn’t they at least wait until I’m out of earshot. They start whispering when they think I’m not looking, but I still have ears.
I feel like a prized show dog being paraded in front of the judges. It’s like we’re constantly studying and analyzing one another. Since we’re trying to be our best selves, I’m more curious than ever to know what he’s hiding. We might be together, but we’re still working on that initial trust.
Six months of dating may not constitute a particularly long relationship, but it is enough time to learn some essential information about your partner.
This knowledge can help you understand your compatibility, the likelihood of a future together and even assess your safety.
I think I’d rather just write up a book report of my highs, lows and need to know topics and get it all over with at one time.
These intentions help inform your own vision of life in the next one, five, 10 years and beyond.
And damn if some people aren’t complete douchebags. Since these first months are so crucial, I have to spend more time with him.
While I love the extra time, I hate what it does to the rest of my schedule.
A specific, practical and tangible piece of information to obtain from a dating partner is sexual in nature.
A sexual inventory of your partner's past sexual practices is directly relevant to your health and well-being.
Mutual dreams of living in Europe lend to compatibility, while disagreement over the institution of marriage may be a deal-breaker.