10 commandments for dating
A bit old school, but nice to do and usually so well received.Ladies, if a man does this, welcome it with appreciation.Be the bigger person and break the silence, communication is the key to success in ANY relationship.Commandment #7 Men Shalt Always Be Gentlemen and Women Shalt Welcome It It is nice for both people when the man opens the doors, gets up from the table, helps her with her coat, helps her out of the taxi, pushes the revolving door for her, helps her with her overhead luggage in the plane, etc.Like friends with benefits, casual dating gives you sex and someone to watch Netflix with, but not have to buy an anniversary present.Although it seems like the perfect set-up, you need to know what you’re doing.Today’s dating scene can be very challenging for singles who are seeking a traditional, long term relationship.The lack of structure and constantly changing social norms make it hard to tell who shares your wish for a conventional relationship, and who could potentially wreak havoc with your heart .
Commandment #1 Thou Shalt Not Let Anything Fester Easier said than done but absolutely critical.
Often the festering of the problem becomes a bigger problem than the original.
Festering causes anger and resentment to build and must be nipped in the bud.
You shall not idealize your date, you still don’t know them..[You shall not make idols]3. Honor your mom and dad issues, aka figure your stuff out, before projecting all of it on them. You shall always disclose if you are married or in an open relationship.[You shall not commit adultery]8.
Remember not to use your phone when on a date, especially don’t tinder when they are in the bathroom.[Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy]5.