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[Read: The 10 relationship stages every couple has to go through] Open and closed stages of dating Someone should invent a detailed diagram for the different stages of dating, showing those that take you one at a time towards the desired destination and those that will lead to an exit from the field of play.
The former of these are the open stages of dating, stages which follow a sequential and chronological order, which really is the name of the game with dating, and culminates with a productive outcome.
One caveat however: make sure that there are no mistakes made the first time you do meet them.
Typically this is done in a restaurant situation, which ticks all the boxes with regards to a conducive romantic ambience, while also providing enough of a feeling of safety and escapability to put everyone at ease. A drink or two would ease the conversation, but too much and it could all go wrong.
Succumb to this path and you will never get any further.
[Read: The 25 rules of being friends with benefits] #3 The friend.
By now, there should have been enough trust built between you to effect this stage, and with the ambience and wine working its magic only yards away from the bedroom, then anything can happen.
[Read: 9 best foreplay moves to wow your date] #9 Meet the parents. Once you’ve met the parents there are no longer any boundaries or barriers to the relationship.