For example, before I agree to go on a date with you, I'd like to know a few things: Are you secretly a homophobe? Sadly, that is not how the world works, and therefore, we are all forced to go through this same sequence of events at least a few times when attempting to find our mate.For those of you lucky enough to have never experienced this, I have broken down this cycle into what I believe are the six major milestones of the classic “two-week relationship.”The majority of the time, if you're in your twenties and a female in a city, you're going to meet a new boy at a bar or a party.One friend (who wishes to remain anonymous lest her non-boyfriend reads this) explains: “I’ve been seeing this guy for four months now – we’re dating and see each other a couple of times a week.However, if anyone refers to me as his girlfriend in front of him, the colour drains from his face.Then there's the lack of faith in the abundance of the universe - the anxious sense of scarcity that propels us to "make things happen," instead of letting them unfold. It's uncanny how the women I coach all tend to commit the same mistakes (five of which I've outlined below).Moreover, correcting the errors of your ways can be done with a bit of practice.There are, of course, those all too common Tinder dates, but those are really in a category of their own and would require a whole separate article.
So here goes: Dating Mistake #1: Approaching Him First.
The most common dating mistakes often spring from underlying issues of self-esteem (think too little of yourself, and you'll settle for less-than-ideal situations - think too much of yourself, and you believe bad behavior is absolved by your sheer fabulousness).