1. He avoids conversations about the future.
“Does drinking alcohol make passing a drug test better or worse?”
He says things like, “it’s not every day that I meet someone like you” and “You’re smart and funny and interesting.”
People are going to change. You’re going to change. This isn’t only okay, this is how it should be; you shouldn’t be the same person you were six months ago. If you don’t grow with people, it’s okay to go without them.
The phrase “treat other people the way you would like to be treated” will become your personal mantra.
He eased me into things I had never done and urged me to explore everything, because I was young and foolish after all. He would take me to places I’d only read of in history books and had only seen in movies.
As annoying as a group text can be at times, it’s one of the easiest ways for ALL of your friends to stay in touch these days.
1. The Gym Buff
Learning to say “no” is how we define ourselves as people. It’s the border between the self and those who view you as a resource.
When you’re dating a new guy, some degree of awkwardness is a given. But few things are more painfully gut-wrenching than the nuances of early stage text messaging.