Getting married after 6 months of dating
It takes time to find out if your future plans sync up.Before you can determine if your love will go the distance, you need enough time to go by to make sure you have similar outlooks on handling money, whether you want kids, where you want to live, and other crucial thoughts about the future.I first met David when I interviewed him for my book, It Takes Moxie.I was interviewing successful immigrants and those who came from humble beginnings, and I wanted to learn more about their American Dream stories. He went from living in an orphanage in Korea to being adopted by a Dutch family who moved him to a small town in Oregon where he had to overcome a lot of difficult situations.Determine what the five things are that you can’t live without.
Unfortunately, those qualities are not enough to sustain a loving, faithful marriage. Well, I got married for the wrong reasons, and I don’t want you to make the same mistakes I did. What gives me the credentials—and the audacity—to offer marriage advice?According to Stanger, you can tell if he is the right guy if “he shows up on time, he calls when he says he will call and you get to be the Saturday night girl.” As for the early dating process, Stanger says, “Coffee is cheap, drinks are an audition, lunch is an interview, but dinner means business; the business of romance.” One major mistake I have made in dating is the flow of conversation.While Stanger urges women to open conversation up for a “ping pong match,” I have often been told I come off as interrogating my dates and they feel like they are in an interview or legal trial.