Taking dating slow
to really get to know someone is crucial for building the foundation of a [hopefully] long-term relationship. If you establish boundaries and a pace you’re comfortable with early on, you won’t be alarming your date with an awkward “We need to slow down” conversation later. You don’t have to air all of that proverbial “dirty laundry” on the first date just because he asks you a question about your personal life. Nor should you be talking about fun New Year’s plans if your first date is in July. You might believe it, but that doesn’t mean you should say it — yet.
– and start dating many men at the same time until you have the commitment you want from the man who is right for you.
It also protects the heart as individuals gauge whether they are good for each other.
And it safeguards couples from pushing physical boundaries they may regret later. Don’t wake it up until it’s ready.” Although most singles desire for love to be awakened, based on this verse we shouldn't awaken love (or rush through dating relationships) because there is such a thing as “being ready.” In other words, there’s a "right time" for love.
It is wise for dating couples to take it slowly for several reasons.
First, it gives each person in the relationship room to breathe and to enjoy dating without the pressure of getting too serious too quickly.There will be a time and place to share everything eventually; the first few dates usually don’t qualify as appropriate. Even if this isn’t the case, your partner’s feelings might not be mutual.