If you want to take things slow when dating someone, try to do different things when you see each other – different experiences, in different places. Diversify it. Get outside your relationship comfort zone. Dont fall into long term couple territory where everything becomes cosy yet predictable.
Can you be in a relationship and take things slow?
You can take it slow and keep things interesting. Taking it slow gives you a chance to get to know one another and see if you have similar interests and enjoy spending time together, says Elisa Gizzo, an associate marriage and family therapist at Andrea Cornell Marriage and Family Therapy in New York City.
What does it mean when he wants to take it slow?
If your man says he wants to take it slow, this could be a message that you are moving too fast. It could also be a disclosure at the beginning of the dating practice to let you know ahead of time that he is being intentional and patient with his choice for whom he would like to make a commitment.
How do you tell your boyfriend you want to take things slow?
Call him up or better yet speak to him in person and let him know upfront that youre a bit hesitant about rushing into sex because of a recent relationship. He doesnt need to know the details about what happened, but just saying, I want to take it slow without any context is obviously not working.
How do you make yourself slow down in a relationship?
Sex moves the relationship on pretty fast, so if you want to slow things down, slow down the sex. Dont say “I love you” until you really mean it. Dont use endearments, share sexual fantasies, or make or agree to plans too far in advance. Ask yourself why youre wanting to slow things down.
How do you tell the date to slow down?
Try saying, I love spending weekends with you, but during the week I really need to focus on work. or I dont feel ready to move in just yet, but lets talk about it again in a few months. If they realize that slow down isnt code fore breaking up, its going to be a lot easier for them to understand.