Fighting after 2 months of dating
If you live under a rock and have never seen this episode, I'm not sorry for the long overdue spoiler, and you're welcome for the comprehensive recap. I don't get the whole fighting and bouncing back thing. So, I went to my all-time favorite marriage and family therapist, Emmalee Bierly, MFT, for answers.But early on in a relationship, especially, two people ought to be enjoying themselves and each other a vast majority of the time.The excited, passionate, “in love” period of a relationship is when there is most often a certain amount of bliss.Here are nine things to avoid doing in the first month of dating: 1. Here’s a rule you can steal from “How I Met Your Mother”: “Never make plans with a date further in the future than the amount of time you’ve been going out.” Of course, in non-sitcom land, this rule gets voided once you’re in a serious, committed relationship — otherwise, no one could ever make marriage vows — but in the first month of dating, keep plans for the future at a minimum. This should be a no-pressure time to get to know one another.