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If you don’t find the info you need in this column, please visit the Dear Wendy archives or the forums (you can even start your own thread), or submit a question for advice. ” And while I don’t believe in hard and fast rules about relationship timetables, I do think it’s healthy to think about your long-term goals — keeping in mind if/when you might want children, an issue that’s more pertinent, of course, for women in their 30s and up — and whether your relationship is moving at a pace that feels right for . It’s time to have a discussion with your significant other and consider moving on if it’s clear you’re nowhere near being on the same page.
I have been dating a man for a couple of months who I think I like.
It is the first relationship since my separation three years ago.
You’ve just started seeing someone, things are going pretty well, so far at least, and then, BAM, you find out it’s their birthday. If you were more seriously involved, you’d at least know what was expected of you: you’d play the “Significant Other” role with aplomb, providing gifts, planning romantic birthday dinners, buying drinks, half-hosting the celebrations, and, most importantly, providing a safe passage home at the end of a boozy night. ) in, and your future with this person isn’t yet assured, you have to awkwardly toe the line between being presumptuous and doing too much, or being callous and not doing enough. If he or she mentions their upcoming birthday in passing, you should casually ask: “Fun, how are you planning to celebrate?