Breaking up after 6 months of dating
" My response was my standard one: "Get back to me in three months." If I've learned one valuable thing from the dating whirligig I've been on for the last six years (give or take six months here or there), it's that you must wait at least three months before getting excited about the long-term possibilities of a new person.
The Frisky: 30 things every woman should quit doing by 30 I don't want to sound cynical or jaded.
The reason why more people aren’t ending up in wildly enthusiastic relationships is simply due to one thing: they’re not getting out of bad relationships soon enough.
They stay in something “ok” for months and even years on end, preferring the safety of mediocrity to the angst of loneliness.
I totally believe in love for myself and my friends, but what I believe in more is that it takes a really long time to get to know someone and it's a complicated process.
Whirlwind romances were all the rage for me in 1997, but I'm older and wiser now ... The first three months of knowing someone is a time of illusions. You need those three months to gather the data you need to decide if you want this person in your life for the next three months.
Also, I think three months gives you enough time to see if the new person in your life is consistent. The Frisky: 12 celebs who denied getting breast implants TM & © 2010 TMV, Inc.
This is the insight of Stefanie Safran, Chicago’s “Introductionista” and founder of Stef and the City, according to Bustle.Experts say there are nine key reasons for why this happens.