Whether you’re gushing or venting, you want them to know every detail.
According to a study commissioned by Liz Claiborne and conducted by Teenage Research Unlimited in 2008: National Center for Victims of Crime studies indicate that teen dating violence runs across race, gender and socioeconomic lines.
Paulette Sherman, psychologist, author of Dating from the Inside Out, and director of My Dating & Relationship School.
"Assuming it's been at least five months, you may want to have a discussion about what they're looking for in a relationship. Do they want to establish their career before getting serious with someone?
It's always good to make sure you're on the same page with the person you're dating—especially when it comes to where you see the relationship going.
"People date for all kinds of reasons: They enjoy having a relationship, they're just interested in sex and fun, they want to learn about themselves and what they do and don't like in a relationship, and they want to fall in love and get married," says Dr.