Romantic comedies and love songs tell us that all our problems will be solved if we just find the one right person. And everything from prom dances to Valentine's Day seems to exist to extol the virtues of dating. Having a special someone to share your experiences with makes life sweeter, and having someone who knows you deeply can help you understand yourself better too. It's easy to develop an unhealthy dependency on the person you are dating, or for manipulation and disrespect to poison the affection that you share.
Fortunately, a little knowledge goes a long way in avoiding these problems.
" When a coouple decided their relationship had become serious enough to become exclusive, they were said to be "going steady".
Going steady was considered a desirable condition, and most teenage girls desperately wanted to achieve this status.
There are bedrock principles that will help you make sure your dating relationships are healthy, positive, and life-giving for both you and your partner.