great rules for a beautiful romantic relationship
Dating is never that simple. Meeting people of the opposite sex and deciding if you want to further the relationship after several dates can cause headaches sometimes. Here are five simple yet basic rules one can apply when you decide to take that one step further and develop your relationship.
Being yourself means behaving, communicating, and interacting in ways that are genuine for you. It also means reacting spontaneously in the moment, rather than from a pre-set list of rules like acting coy or with-holding information about yourself in order to make yourself more mysterious.
Acting unattainable may cause the person you are
dating to feel that you are not interested. Whatís there to lose by telling
the person that you like him/her? If the person doesnít respond to your
interest, it goes to show that he/ she may be just playing games or
Asking questions mean finding out more about your dateís family, his background, his ideas and his character. Many people make the mistake of not getting to know their date well before further developing the relationship. However, be tactful about the questions you ask.
your date the way you would like to be treated. Put yourself in his/her shoes.
Donít practice double standards. If you go out with friends of the opposite
sex, do not disallow this right to your date too. In this way, you learn to
respect each other.
Be sure to know the person well and not fall in love with his/her exterior. Donít let material wealth or surface beauty sway your judgment of a personís character. Having feelings of ď I know he/she can be so much a better person if I change him.Ē is not right too. We should appreciate people for whom they are and not fall in love with who we think they can become.
Reference: The Real Rules- How to find the right person for the real you. By Dr. Barbara De Angelis, PH.D. New York Times #1 Best-selling Author.