When you wait to have sex until you’re both prepared to be monogamous, it creates a basis of trust that’s truly powerful for when things get bumpy down the road. Getting to the place where you’re prepared to use the term “girlfriend” about this woman means it’s time for sex and more sex.
If you haven’t updated your style in five or six or even 20 years, get out and buy a couple new outfits. It’s a must — just like having the right pictures for online dating.
It doesn’t matter if you’re shopping at Goodwill (I find great things there all the time! The point is having a couple of feel-good outfits ready to go will make your dating life easier.
It takes time to get to know someone, and honestly most women don’t know themselves very well either.
Being thoughtful means you’ve spent time looking back on your life and at what worked and what didn’t in your relationships.
It’s more common to see “separated” in online dating these days, but never in my life would I date someone who was just separated.