Tips on early stages of dating
Often (not always) there is not enough “is this the right person for me” but rather more “what can I do to make this person like me?
” This stage may last for 3 or 4 months depending on the individuals and their maturity, experience and self-understanding.
Beginning to date someone can feel like an emotional roller coaster.
The highs of liking somebody, but the lows of waiting for him or her to text you back is the name of the game.
Different arenas for meeting allow for different opportunities to get to know each other and see if there is enough curiosity or interest to take it to the next level which would involve arranging a second or third meeting.
Stage 2: Curiosity, Interest, and Infatuation During the second stage, attraction and infatuation are most pronounced.
You know that cartoon character with the hearts coming out of its eyes? You can’t stop thinking about this person, even though you barely know him/her. This is where your butterflies turn into nervousness. Your nerves are on high alert and having a nice glass of wine during dinner has never sounded better.
You feel like you’re on cloud nine — completely reassured.Stage 1: Initial Meeting/Attraction Dating relationships have to start somewhere.The initial meeting may take place over the internet, through friends, in a church or social group, at a party or bar or any one of a myriad of many different places.You can now tell him/her that you love to watch Bravo 24/7. Either way, you’re just happy this roller coaster of emotions is coming to a stop.Or you’ve started wearing your comfortable ugly jeans that should probably be thrown away.