Early months of dating
A particularly facetious friend of mine once tried to date a dude who didn't understand sarcasm and, well..thought she was being serious and thus, frankly a total bitch.
Needless to say (but here I go anyway), they did not have a long shelf-life together. Balancing friends with alone time in your limited windows of leisure time has to happen.
It can be shocking the first time you see a partner in daylight hours—but if you want this thing to have a forever (or at least 3ever) chance, daylight does have the nasty habit of happening.
Make sure you two can still enjoy each other while doing activities that don't employ alcohol and darkness.
Instead, a man will normally go through certain stages first before he decides you’re “it.” Here’s what they are, and how to handle them so he’s comfortable to move forward: In the early stages of dating, you take on one of two roles: the Convincer or the Resistor.
It’s important for you to be the Resistor and not the Convincer.
It’s natural for you to want to know that things are progressing in a relationship, but talking about it before a man is ready can often prevent the closeness you want.
So take your foot off the accelerator and let a man initiate his interactions with you.
Only then will you progress to…This is that “in-between” stage.
But I really don't buy that simply a series of glances right off the bat proves an accurate predictor of emotional connection potential.
I understand that a lot of senses go into play when biology goes behind our backs and forms or doesn't form a solid attraction.