Dating and how long
You’ve said it to me loud and clear; you’ve been hurt before, you don’t want it to happen again, and you definitely don’t want to waste your time.
It’s important to remember, however, that nobody escapes matters of the heart completely unscathed.
What I’d like to do is help you mitigate that risk a bit so that you don’t end up wasting too much time on the “wrong” men. All he knows on the first date is that he’s attracted to you.
When it comes to post-breakup dating, there are two main philosophies: One is that, if you date right after a breakup, you're rebounding, which is unhealthy.
Then there's the whole idea that "the best way to get over someone is to get under someone else." Which is right?
And secondly, because if you didn’t exchange gifts over Christmas, you haven’t yet hit the gift-exchanging stage.
It’s an easy way to figure out the Valentine’s Day conundrum, basically, with a simple, black and white rule. Project Love‘s Selina Barker reckons Valentine’s Day celebrations all depend on how the new relationship is going.