“Or, smile at the guy or gal next to you in line at the post office when you’re mailing a package or buying stamps.Even if it doesn’t lead to conversation or a date, you’ll have made their day.” Myth: If the person you’re dating invites you to a party where you’ll meet her boss or an event where you’ll be introduced to her family, things are getting serious. “Taking someone home, or inviting someone to your company party does imply a certain level of seriousness, and if you’re ready for that, OK,” Jaramillo says.
Myth: The holidays are a terrible time to try to find a partner or start a relationship.Several women have publicly admitted that they use the site to travel the world and stay in expensive hotels - leaving the bill to rich men.The website now has more than 800,000 members worldwide.“But you don’t want to mislead someone when all you are really looking for is someone to accompany you to a couples event so that you can avoid the awkwardness of showing up alone.” He advises those looking for someone to be “just” a party date to make their intentions clear early on. Let them know you’re just friends, two people who enjoy each other’s company, and that it might be fun to go to this event together. But you don’t want to lead anyone on, or (unintentionally) commit too soon.” Myth: If you’ve been dating someone and things stall in December, it’s over. People are pulled in so many different directions during the holidays, they can’t spend as much time developing a new relationship.“Everyone has a more crazy, hectic life during the season,” Rosenthal says.