Looking back a few years, relationships tended to start with a first date which after a few meetings led to that ‘going steady’phase, before either a tearful break-up or a decision to live together and eventually get married. How the world has moved on!
These days dating and what constitutes a ‘relationship’ is less clearly defined.
You may have read the Daily Mail’s article at the weekend, of yet another con man taking advantage of women in their 40’s and 50’s who were looking for love on an online website, this time Plenty More Fish. Posing as a very wealthy man, he went on to obtain their bank details before stealing from them and leaving them heartbroken.
According to recent research new couples who jump into bed together on the first date do not last as long in relationships as those who wait, so should we be asking ourselves is it better to wait? Well maybe it is something worth considering if you’re about to embark on a new successful relationship, with a potential life partner. It has also backed up our own relationship experts view too.