There are way too many of us who jump from one relationship to the next, completely uncomfortable with the idea of being alone. What is great is to be comfortable, confident and happy on your own before you embark on a relationship.You've been dating six months and just know you are exclusive.Think carefully about inviting us back after a first date – Yes, we might well ask you but that doesn’t necessarily mean we want you to say yes.A kiss on your doorstep is enough to reassure us that you are interested but if you invite us in for the night we will start to wonder if this happens to every guy you date. How can you turn an awkward first date with the man of your dreams into the relationship you’ve dreamed of? But exactly how do you find out without asking him outright and getting a look like you’ve just asked him to marry you?I didn't have very much fun at it, which is depressing since I didn't pair up until my 30s.
When you like a guy, and your mutual friends have multiple anecdotes about him projectile vomiting after excessive drinking, you need to rethink the infatuation.I realize that my past experiences have made me who I am today, but I still wish I could go back in time and have a sisterly chat with poor, clueless, "younger me."I could've written three novels, started a business and hiked the Appalachian Trail with all the wasted time and energy.It's too late for me, but maybe you can learn from what I wish I knew then.1.Finding a romantic partner is only one of many goals you can have at once.There's a difference between making something a priority and having an obsession.