1) Be Independent Some “experts” say you should act unavailable.
It’s true that being overly available can seem desperate or unattractive, but the last thing you want to do is play dating games.
Most of us have experienced a serious relationship by accident, usually when we really like the person we’re dating and it just naturally develops into something more.
If you’re struggling with this, here’s a short list to help you go from a casual date to a serious mate (so lame, I know).
Here are the most common questions and my answers to each.
If you have a question about moving from casual dating to a serious relationship that I didn’t answer, leave a comment below the article and I’ll get back to you within a couple days.
The final milestone is when you know it’s official – whether you say it’s a serious relationship or not.The Big One: Your First Fight If you have a fight and you don’t break up, you’re basically saying this is something worth working on.Dating Tips and Q&A with Yours Truly I wrote the first version of this article in 2012, and since then I’ve gotten hundreds of emails and comments asking about what to do in certain situations.You Leave Some Stuff at Their House If he’s leaving a pair of boxers at your place, it’s a sign.Likewise, if she’s got some clothes or 8,412 bottles of hair product in your shower, you’re in.How long before insecurities, neediness, and jealousy creep in? If you’re struggling to find people willing to move beyond casual dating, there’s a good chance you’re giving too much.Why bend over backwards to make someone you barely know happy? A prime example of this is a guy who brings a girl flowers on the first date.''I really try to do me and really what I want to do and please myself instead of trying to please other people.I feel people will gravitate toward you once you are truthful with your art and you aren't doing it just to get noticed,' the teen said, no doubt impressing his father with the quip.A nice gesture, but how do you know she deserves them? Some women might be wondering if having sex too soon is scaring guys away.Holding off to avoid judgement is ridiculous – how can two people have sex at the same time but only one of them does it too soon?