Top tips for dating
When something comes up, rather than talking shit about my partner to my friends, I try to talk directly with him to hash it out.
It increases intimacy It may seem like a no-brainer, but checking in with myself that way has helped me recognize when my emotions might be getting the better of me in any given situation with my partner, and reminds me that most things are not worth fighting over.
The key is whether you connect with each other and if you enjoy each other’s company.
, Bill Nighy’s character tells anyone looking for love to find someone kind.
It is such an underrated but essential trait in any partner, and one that isn’t put high enough on “the list.” It struck such a chord with me and I think about it daily in how I approach both romantic, platonic, and professional relationships. My mom told me when I was 15, “Boys are like buses, a new one comes around every 15 minutes, so there’s no point of crying when you miss the first one.” It made me realize that life goes on after a breakup, even when it feels like the end of the world.
It is always a little tricky when you first start dating someone new.
You have to get to know them to see if they are someone you are interested in dating longer term.