Last Updated: January 5, References. This article was co-authored by Erika Kaplan. With over six years of experience, Erika specializes in helping singles find quality matches through date coaching and premium matchmaking services. There are 14 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. This article has been viewed , times. Sometimes, you might feel like a relationship is moving too quickly — whether that means physically or emotionally.
How To Take It Slow In A Relationship So You Don't Ruin A Great Thing
Here's what 'slow dating' is, and how it can help your love life
I am a master of dating too quickly. My last ex and I became exclusive on our second date. Come to think of it, I did the same thing with the boyfriend before that. Were those happy, healthy relationships?
How To Take Things Slow When Dating Someone With Potential
When you enter into a new relationship, it's easy to get swept up in all honeymoon-type feelings you typically have for your new partner. Regardless of whether your relationship is headed towards lifelong commitment or not, pacing is super important. You don't want to your relationship moving too fast into anything you're not seriously ready for, and you don't want to move too slowly to the point that your relationship isn't going anywhere. So, how can you tell if your relationship is moving at a healthy pace? So if you and your partner are ready to get serious three or four months into your relationship, go for it.
Believe it or not, there is a way to take things slow in a relationship without having to play any games. After striking out in the love department a couple times, every grownup eventually learns their lesson and starts to know what they want from a relationship. But you do run the risk of someone accusing you of breadcrumbing them , which can often make the other person feel like a huge tool.