Rules for dating your ex boyfriend

01-Aug-2016 12:41

If he's expecting you to move faster, ditch the pressure—and possibly him. This one, says Wendy Lyon, Ph D, psychologist and relationship coach, "is an old-fashioned rule that says he should be in charge and be the 'hunter.'" The idea is that if a woman takes the initiative, the man won't feel, well, manly.

On the other hand, if you've been waiting and he's not quite there yet, it may be time to move on, since the two of you aren't quite in sync. A better rule: If you've met a guy at a party and are having a great chat, there's no reason you can't say something like, "I'd love to keep this conversation going. " To summon the courage, remember two things: One, a guy who might be scared off by your "forwardness" isn't worth your time anyway.

Lewandowski, whether that takes a week, a month or more.Only if you want to fuel the fire and look like an idiot for perpetuating the drama. Out of respect for the host or hostess, you don’t make a scene, rule #7 (Use empathy when problem solving).