Questions before dating
“If I don’t think they’ll get along, I don’t want to waste my time developing feelings just to have to cut things off later.
I wouldn’t want to date someone who doesn’t want to come hang out with me and my parents for a casual night in; that’s such an important aspect of a relationship for me!
A sense of humor is often something that is listed high on people’s requirements for a SO, so finding someone who can make you laugh is so important.
“Nice gifts or fun dates are always enjoyable but the way to my heart is a good laugh,” Hannah, a senior at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, says.
If you don’t know what you want, how do you expect them to know what to give you?
There’s nothing quite like the feeling of falling for someone new; everything is exciting and you discover so much about yourself and the other person throughout the entire process. However, before you start picturing your life long-term with them, you might want to take a few steps back and evaluate the situation to determine if you really want to start developing feelings.
The next time you start dating someone new, ask yourself these seven questions to see if you really should be taking that plunge into a potential relationship.
Even if you aren’t looking for something too serious right now, it’s important to consider whether this person will get along with those who are the most important to you: your friends and family.
Successful dates often end in that person being introduced to all who love you and their approval usually weighs heavily on the outcome of the relationship.