There’s a tendency when things are going well in a new relationship, when you’re excited and things are moving forward the way you want them to, to get swept up in all the forward momentum and excitement. Part of growing closer to someone is creating a space for them in your heart, in your mind, and in your life. It’s only natural to start thinking about the future and what space they might take up there too.
Don’t do it.
As you’ve probably already realized, men and women are different. There’s no getting around it. And on top of that, every woman is different in her own right as well. That’s why some of the best relationship advice for men is about how to make sure the unique needs of the woman you’re with are addressed by the way you treat her. If you’re looking for something fulfilling and meaningful, the key is understanding what the woman in your life really wants. Once you understand that, you can create the satisfying relationship you both want.
So someone just popped the big Will you be my girlfriend/boyfriend? question and you couldn’t be more ecstatic. That dating scene was getting old and, more importantly, you found someone who you really enjoy being around. No more wondering how the other person feels about you. No more worrying about whether or not he or she will call. What a relief to be off the market! But when you’re transitioning from dating to being in a relationship, there are still some things to worry about. It can be confusing to know how to progress onto the next stage without moving too fast, so here’s some new relationship advice to keep in mind…
Meeting your partner’s parents is one of the most significant milestones in a dating relationship. After you meet someone’s parents, your relationship status suddenly transitions from “yeah, I guess we’re official” to “heck yeah, we’re the real deal.” With the upcoming holiday season, no doubt the question of whether it’s time to meet your significant other’s folks has come up.
If you’re still not sure whether your relationship is ready for the big introduction, here are some clear signs that you’re both ready for that next step.
You love spending time with your significant other, and you’ve been talking about your future more and more lately, but will your love last? While no one will ever be able to know for sure, there are a variety of reasons why the best relationships last as long as they do.