Rules for dating a new guy

— breaking dating "rules." But it shouldn't feel this way. And even love experts agree."Be yourself and be honest," Alisha Powell, Ph D, LCSW, couples therapist, tells Bustle.

"First dates aren't the time to find out the person's entire life history but you can get a good idea of what they might want in the future.

It’ll cause a lot fewer problems down the line (especially when you have to come good on your claim of being a chilli vodka aficionado. And after all, everybody’s more attractive when they’re relaxed.

Both men and women can definitely be guilty of this – but games are simply better avoided.

Being genuine about your feelings and intentions will set both of you more at ease.

"Instead of assuming that 'instant click,' learn how to understand that most quality long-term couples, didn't know right away or even months later.

Sometimes that slow pot to boil is the one that can be the better choice."Not to sound cliché, but rules were literally made to be broken.

Sex means different things to different people, and its importance level in someone's life isn't always the same.

Comments