You might be waiting to call someone your boyfriend without knowing they have zero interest in that label.
If you take things slow, you can take care of yourself and not get your hopes up. This goes for sleeping together, putting a label on it – any aspect of a new romance.
By the time I’m half undressed I have a hard time expressing exactly what I want and how.
We’re looking at 5 ways of taking it slow in a relationship.
[Read: 11 signs to know if you’re only being used for sex or money] #1 Have active dates.
You don’t see any problem with seeing him almost every day right off the bat and sharing everything with him. Give your undivided attention: If you’re putting the breaks on things, and you still want the guy to pursue you, you need to show your interest when he is in front of you. That feels amazing for a man, and he will wait to have more.
Go to some outrageous restaurant like Hawaiian Tropic Zone and join the bikini beauty pageant yourself. The night will stay on his mind for a while, and so will you. Show him that he is the center of attention for the night.
You’ve most likely had the experience of dating a guy for a month or two, being really into him, and then one day your feelings have just evaporated and it’s like kissing your brother.
Go slow this time and avoid the dreaded almost-relationship. Unfortunately, in today’s hook-up culture, just because we’re dating someone it doesn’t mean we’re headed for a serious commitment.
Or even every other day if you’re serious about taking things slowly.
And then, suddenly, you’re in a full-blown relationship! Here’s how to take things slow, without losing his interest:waiting to see you by doing something unique every time. Send the rare, seductive text: Don’t text or call every day.
(I’m just looking for an excuse to make it into your dirty drawer) By agreeing to not cross the sex line as a couple, you have the freedom to play with that line. Teasing and anticipation are an under utilized tool in the bedroom.
That push and pull of the new love feeling (NLF) can create an insanely intimate connection.
Keep the conversation light: Let him get to know your sense of humor, your outlook on life, but don’t bring up heavy topics like painful things that happened to you when you were young, your hopes and your dreams, your biggest fears etc.