Dating for 7 months
The emotional side is finding that you have a lot in common, that your views of the world are the same, that you share a sense of humor or like the same music. One obvious danger or downside is that you never get beyond one or two dates.
Running along this is finding in each other what you most need – someone who listens or someone who seems decisive; someone who is gentle or someone who is strong and confident. well, literally chemistry, in this case the oxytocin that fuels the sexual attraction and attractiveness, the obsessing about the other, the feelings of falling in love. You find you have a lot in common but her personality reminds you too much of your ex.
Over a third (36 per cent) said that it would take one month or less for them to get dressed or undressed with the lights on.
British daters also see 144 days as the perfect time to embark on a more modern dating milestone: updating their social media relationship status (157 days).
Half (50%) of daters meet their partner in their 20s.
Once the crucial six month milestone has passed, daters feel it’s safe to splash out on the relationship by spending the night away (seven months/204 days) or going on holiday together (10 months/298 days).
Over a quarter (28 per cent) said they would wait at least six months before leaving their toothbrush round their partner’s house, whilst 40 per cent said the same for being given a drawer at their partners house.
No, you don’t want to emotionally slap someone up the side of the head on the second date because he talked with his mouth full, but if this is truly one of your pet peeves, don’t hold off till three years after the wedding to bring it up.
The issue isn't about chewing and food, but about bringing honesty and realness into the relationship from the start so the person gets a true sense of who you really are and what is important to you.