Listen to your heart and mind
You do know that your instincts will never lie to you, right? So always listen to them. During the first, second and third date, your heart will tell you if it’s right or not. Every time before meeting him, do you get excited or do you feel you shouldn’t be going out with him? You probably know which feeling you should be having for him to be worth your time and energy.
In many cases, people always seem perfect on the first date hence you always need to think beyond that. Can you stand his annoying habits and quirky laugh? You need to imagine what life would be like should you decide to give him a chance. Do this in such a way that you’re not compromising yourself in any way.
Are your lifestyles compatible?
Before getting in a relationship it’s always best to compare your lifestyles. If you hate long drives, maybe you should reconsider dating if he lives far from you. What are the things you’re not willing to change? His lifestyle will give you an indication of how you would spend your time together as a couple.
Forget ‘love at first sight’
For the big believers of love at first sight, once they click with someone they already start planning the wedding in their head. This however could be a disadvantage because your hormones could be messing up your emotions. It’s vital that you know how to differentiate between love and lust. Is the feeling so deep that you imagine a future with him or does it fade away after a while?
Get advice from friends and family
We’d like to believe your loved ones have your best interests at heart so they’ll never misguide you. Remember, they see him at a different light so their advice won’t be clouded by love.