I could get used to this.” That sentiment only lasts until you find yourself in a nerve-racking situation, like handling an intimidating assignment or meeting your new S. The first time your coworkers invite you to happy hour is the emotional equivalent of someone you're super into asking you to hang out one-on-one.
Your mission in either scenario is to accept with the appropriate level of enthusiasm, even though the butterflies in your stomach are throwing a party.
When you meet someone new you're filled with feels and tend to romanticize the person you're actually with into the person you want them to be. Why shouldn't you get your prince charming, white picket fence, and perfect love story? For some, however, glazing over someone's faults means ignoring obvious, and potential red flags.
Plus, it's always good to give a potential new mate the benefit of the doubt. Disregarding signs won't make them go away once the honeymoon phase of your relationship is over.
For example: if he says "hey :)" is that better than "heyy? Source: Shutter Stock When you first start dating someone, you're not only trying to make a good impression, you're also trying to avoid any awkward confrontation or conversations that could lead to an argument.
The person you're dating and your boss can get in touch with you anytime, anywhere. Too bad that’s all you can think of when you extend yourself in some way, either by sending an idea to your boss or asking your love interest on a date.