You should understand that quite often it can take several dates with several potential partners before you find the right person for you.
If you are new to this dating thing, try not to make the mistake of thinking that you are going to find the right person for you in short order.
Some people do find that person relatively quickly, but others don’t.
The trap you can fall into here is by thinking that things should be moving along quicker than they already are.
You may be dating someone and thinking that the process is moving very slowly.
This may be because you have friends who are already in relationships and thereby you may feel left out.
You should never rush into being in a relationship with someone simply because you feel that you would be left out if you didn’t.
This is why dating consistently in the beginning is so important.
It gives you a chance to know and understand the person that you are interacting with on a deeper level.
This is why you should give dating time. The more time you give it, the more you get to know someone.
This is not just to ensure that you don’t rush into a relationship prematurely, it is also to ensure that you are getting into a relationship with a person who is being truly honest about who they are and what they want.
Some people who are dating may act one way but truly be someone else in real life.
In other words, you may be dating someone who is telling you all the things you love to hear and can identify with but in the end you may discover that this person wasn’t being truthful.
Some people are so eager to get into a relationship or become intimate with another that they simply say or do what they have to in order to make that person think that they are genuine.
This is why you need to take your time when it comes to dating someone.
This is crucial.
Avoid drawing an instant conclusion on them based on having one terrific date with them.
Again, this is where so many people go wrong.
They have that one amazing date with someone and then proceed to believe that this must be the person for them.
They already start thinking about being in a relationship with that person and sharing everything with that person.
However, the truth is, they don’t really know this person yet.
They are getting caught up in all of the emotion of that first date and how amazing it was.
You don’t want to be this type of person.
If you are new to this dating thing, understand that it is not always a sprint.
Oftentimes, it is a marathon.
It may take multiple dates with someone to truly know and understand the kind of person you are dealing with.
It may take multiple dates with several different prospects to eventually find the one person that works for you.
This takes time and observation.
So, you should just allow yourself to flow with the process and avoid prematurely jumping into a relationship simply because you want to get the dating process over with and fit in.
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