Normal pace of dating
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Within five minutes she told me extremely personal details of her dating disasters, abusive relationship history, financial troubles, fertility challenges and zealous religious views.
After the first 30 seconds, I determined she was a nut ball (an official clinical diagnosis) and was strategizing my exit.
We all have boundaries---physical, sexual, financial, informational, etc.
Carrying old baggage into a new relationship amounts to clutter.
Over coffee with my mentor, he vented frustration after a string of disappointing first dates where the women shared far too much baggage about their relationship history.
Perhaps because he is a brilliant psychotherapist they felt more compelled to confess their neuroses---and perhaps this is also why he was so turned off.
Here’s a few pointers and helpful reminders to get you started:1.
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