In the initial stages of a relationship, it is important to notice the ways that your mate likes to be treated. Everybody has boundaries for dating such as no meeting the kids until we are serious, no visits to my house or your house until at least the third date, respecting my time by calling when you are going to be late or cannot make it. Violation of these boundaries is grounds for dismissal, right? My dating experience has taught me that you need to be flexible about some of these at different times. Nothing is applicable to all women or all dating situations. I try to approach each person as an individual. However, there are some things that are universal.
The five lessons I have learned from the women I have dated:
1. Always bring up the issue when it is fresh and never let it fester.
2. It is better to admit guilt and suffer the consequences than to let her discover your transgression on her own.
3. It is better to take your time and be confident in your feelings than to rush into something based on infatuation.
4. Even if you do not feel like it, you need to talk.
5. Be consistent
Questions of the Day:
What kind of boundaries have you established for dating?
How did you handle it when someone violated your boundaries?
What are some of the lessons you have learned from dating?