When you want more affection and romance in a relationship, it’s natural to feel the urge to ask for it or show more of it in the hopes that your efforts will be reciprocated. But doing this will usually work against you. A man will feel like you’re trying to force something out of him, and he’ll sense that you’re only giving to him because you want something out of him. This is called “giving to get,” and it does not inspire a man to be more romantic with you.
Alcohol and dating can be a sensitive topic. Some people come to the issue with set-in-stone views. Some take a more ad-hoc attitude, letting the circumstances dictate their drinking decisions. Influencing factors include religion, ethnic traditions and family attitudes towards drinking. We’re going to look at the range of positions on the matter, how it can influence the course of a date, and some smart strategies for mixing alcohol and dating.If You Don’t Drink – Ever
We all try to remain on our best behavior when we are dating someone new. But eventually we slip and get tired, irritated or whiny. See how certain situations can bring out the worst in us and what it means when it happens to person you’re dating.
Overlooking hurtful behavior is bad for your relationship and bad for your health. Our studies reveal that talking to your partner about what annoys you can only benefit your relationship. Now’s the time to start speaking up!