Dear Hope: We Are Moving Too Fast
I have a new girlfriend. We really like each other, but I feel like we are moving too fast. I know that sounds crazy coming from a guy, but what should I do?
New relationships are usually exciting and can start moving along quickly. Sometimes they move faster than you’re ready. It’s natural to get caught up and then realize you’re not ready to go that fast.
It’s also perfectly okay coming from the guy. There is no specific time lime. One person can be ready before the other. She might even feel the same way. The important thing is to be honest with each other before it goes too far.
Part of a healthy relationship is communication. I know it can be awkward especially at first, but it’s good to get your feelings out in the open. So talk it out. Figure out where you both are. You may be surprised to hear what she thinks.
It’s new relationship. Keep it light and fun, don’t put on any added pressure. Take your time to get to know each other better.
Thank you for being brave and sending in your question.