I've Found Someone I Like. Now What?
Delightful may still be new, but you might find yourself meeting people that you're really interested in. You probably think you're just exchanging messages, but you're really creating the groundwork for a potential relationship.Here are 3 ways to start off right.
- Make your deal-breakers known
We all have non-negotiables?those things that just plain get on our nerves. Those things that we just won't budge on. Get those out there as soon as possible. Trust me, you'll prevent a lot of frustration down the line. But don't be too picky early on, you might get rid of someone before they've had a chance to really win you over.
- Be friends first
Learn about their favorite things, get to know them and what they're passionate about. Not only will you have great conversations along the way, they'll give you the keys to becoming their friend?which is a critical part of any successful romantic relationship.
- Lay the foundation for your conversation
You control the direction of your conversation. Do you want flirty conversation, or a heart-to-heart? Do you prefer to message, chat or talk over the phone? With a few simple ground rules in place, all you two have to focus on is getting to know each other on a deeper level.
Here's Some Homework For You
What Are Their Top 5 Favorite Things?
What Are Your Non-Negotiables?
What Qualities Do You Enjoy the Most in a Friendship?
What Do You Need to Establish Clear Communication?
By Steve Harvey for Chemistry.com
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