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Dating Mistake #4: Jumping into a "whirlwind romance." If your love life looks a bit like Jennifer Anniston's, your 0-to-60 relationships might benefit from a judicious application of the break pedal.
Yes, speed bumps can be annoying, but without them you'd end up driving too fast, without adequate time to observe, maneuver and react.
"We all make mistakes." Nowhere is the cliché more apt than when it comes to relationships.
As a dating coach I've been privileged to help other women recognize and break free of self-defeating patterns and habits that have kept them from realizing the relationship of their dreams.
The most common dating mistakes often spring from underlying issues of self-esteem (think too little of yourself, and you'll settle for less-than-ideal situations - think too much of yourself, and you believe bad behavior is absolved by your sheer fabulousness).
More often, dating doozies result from failure to recognize - or simply accept - the different ways men and women approach relationships.
To avoid repeating the same mistakes over and over again, first you've got to recognize them.
So here goes: Dating Mistake #1: Approaching Him First.
Fancy restaurants - and fancy girls - require reservations made well in advance. Quick Fix: To make sure you're his "Plan A" girl (not the "Plan B" girl he calls after his first choice turns him down), I recommend setting a firm cut-off limit after which you're "busy" - period.If you're still wallowing in despair over a break up, then put your profile on-line, start going to singles events, and let friends know you're available for set-ups.There is no better "healing" than the attention several new suitors.Identify why you feel the need to yammer on -- nervousness, low tolerance for awkward silences, desire to impress with witty banter and accomplishments - and remember that you are not there to audition, but to relax and have a good time. Again, another big “no-no” identified in You need to show (not tell) men that you're a busy woman, with lots of friends, deadlines, projects and prospects (including romantic ones).When you accept so-called "spontaneous" invitations for the next day or even same evening, you send the message you've got nothing going on in your life - or nothing important, since you're willing to drop everything to accommodate him.