Psychologist Eli Finkel talks about the principle of instrumentality. I'd temper this with your comfort level with her. Our parents did not expect the degree of compatibility and intimacy that we uniformly do. You seek your passion in work, what Dating is trial and error your inner fire.
How do things "escalate" from date to date? You could go in for a kiss if you feel like it would be mutual.
Back Find a Therapist. Post to Cancel. Everyone has different ways to go about first dates.