If you’ve been seeing one another once a week, suddenly spending the weekend together can be too much, too soon. Instead, have dates that gradually increase in length and frequency.
The same advice applies if you initially meet online.
Following are a few suggestions about how to slow things down and keep your new relationship on a healthy track. if you have sex early in the relationship, you’re sharing the most intimate behavior you can possibly share with someone you hardly know.
If you rush through important intimacy stages, the relationship takes a hit — and often ends prematurely.
When we’re young, we believe that the purpose of a romantic relationship is to provide you with an ultimate family: first a partner, then kids.