But, if you're with the right person there comes a time when you would rather hang with them than be with anyone else.2. If you and your partner cheer each other on in both your career and personal lives, then trading keys and sharing above-the-sink-cabinet-space isn't out of reach.4. But when you're with someone you're serious about, you don't feel like you have to hide your flaws (like your allergy to exercise), or act a certain way (like ordering the food least likely to drip down your chin at dinner).
Getting Starbucks and sitting in your sweats is magical. You'll simply be able to be yourself- hot wing sauce around your mouth and all.6. Chances are if you're living in NYC with your significant other, then you may wind up adopting a pet together.
If he chooses to rise to the challenge and get on board – great! You’ve just saved yourself months or even years of time being with the wrong man, leaving room for the right one to come in.
I guarantee following my 5 simple steps (below) will help ease your nerves and remove any potential awkwardness that might be coming up for you.
All rules have exceptions.) If it’s incredibly intense every time you see each other, that’s not sustainable.
Step 1: Be crystal clear how you feel about him FIRST.
Do you feel in your heart of heart’s that you love him or are you feeling insecure for some reason? If needing a deeper commitment is fear based ie: you’re jealous of a previous partner or his female friends, then your first goal should be to heal and deal with that.
You have the power to speed things up or slow things down.
Suggest doing something different, or make plans to shake things up.