It can be difficult to strike a good balance when dating. How do you appear interested without coming off as desperate or needy? How do you get to know someone without being nosy or rude?
And how do you figure out how a person feels about you — or tell them how you feel about them — without either of you feeling uncomfortable? Dating is a tricky business, but here are some guidelines that’ll keep you successful and in the mix!
Setting Yourself up for Success
Define your expectations. Why are you dating? What are you looking for? Do you want a lifetime commitment, or do you want to live completely in the moment? Whether or not you’re seeking a commitment can make a difference in how you approach dating.
* If you’re dating for fun and companionship, what matters most is how well you get along, right off the bat.
* If you’re seeking a partner, you should be more willing to overlook initial shyness and awkwardness so th