Relationships change over time; be prepared to take the good with the bad.
Accept your partner's shortcomings, advises Rad, unless these are causing damage or harm to you. Giles is a writer with an MA (Hons) in English literature and a post-graduate diploma in law.
I'm not ready for more commitment." Have an honest conversation with your partner if his response disappoints you. Ask your partner why he doesn't want to make a commitment to you.
Make time in your schedules to do something enjoyable together on a regular basis.
Slow down and state clear intentions before moving too quickly. Just because the “representative” says she has certain values, it doesn’t mean she lives that way.
The only way to know this is to pay attention to consistent actions.
It’s hard to see consistent real-life actions when your lips are always locked up and you spend more time bumping and grinding than observing and learning about each other.
Values can make or break a relationship, so slow down and pay attention not just to what someone says but what that person does. Having patience while dating is key, so instead of acting like two impulsive teenagers, take it slow and really get to know what and who you are getting into.