If you’ve been keeping it casual, haven’t said the L word, and haven’t organised any romantic gestures, it’d be a bit weird to suddenly make a huge effort for Valentine’s Day.If you’re unsure as to whether or not you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, but don’t want to risk upsetting the person you’re dating by giving them nothing, just pick up something small and simple.When in doubt, just remember: sports, gadgets, food, repeat.If you've only been seeing the guy for a few months, you can probably get away with not giving a gift, but you risk an awkward moment if he showers you with rose petals and teddy bears, and you give him nothing.
Rules you can refer back to in case you and the person you’re kind of, sort of seeing have a mismatch in Valentine’s Day expectations and actions. Any less time than that, and you’re probably rushing into V Day romance too quickly.
By the time you have dated for a couple months, you’ve gotten a good feel for each other and have gone on a series of romantic dates.
This is the ideal time to dig deeper, evaluating your relationship, your sweetheart and yourself.
Everyone has a checklist of things you'd like in a partner, but decide which ones are the really important ones.
Things like height or eye color don't matter in the long run but don't compromise on the big stuff or you will live with regret or be unhappy trying to change someone."How I knew: While Amy says she adored him, she wasn't sure if she wanted to be married that young.