These weekends spent out of town prevented us from being able to see each other most weekends.I saw this as a temporary issue that prevented us from getting close to each other more quickly, but I figured it would go away once the summer ended and we both had more free time.And secondly, because if you didn’t exchange gifts over Christmas, you haven’t yet hit the gift-exchanging stage.It’s an easy way to figure out the Valentine’s Day conundrum, basically, with a simple, black and white rule. Project Love‘s Selina Barker reckons Valentine’s Day celebrations all depend on how the new relationship is going.And when you’re not quite coupled up but not quite single, when you’re dating, or you’ve just met someone new, the looming presence of Valentine’s Day is absolute torture. Is it appropriate to buy stuff with hearts on if you haven’t said ‘I love you’ yet? What if they’re expecting a gift from you and you’ve done nothing? The answer to stress, we reckon, is an agreed upon set of rules. Dating expert Charly Lester told uk that her rule of thumb is that if you weren’t together at Christmas – or didn’t do presents at Christmas time – then you shouldn’t expect to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Firstly, because if you’ve dated from Christmas to Valentine’s Day, you’ve been at dating for at least a month and a half.
If you’re single, Valentine’s Day is a sad, sad reminder that you’re alone. You have to get the perfect gift and arrange the most romantic possible night.We've already seen that levels of commitment can compare with the Terrorist Warning System.Well, the other day I was thinking I could break it down even further. Furthermore, attacking one of these tiers too fast can lead to disaster for a guy.The Sunday before yesterday, she was on her way back from a weekend spent away (family commitment) and I got a text from her asking if I was free to meet for a talk the following night. As it turned out, I couldn't meet until the night after and we agreed to do that.Later that night, I decided it wasn't worth putting myself through the agony of anticipation for two days, so I decided to call her. In her mind, I had all of the qualities she had ever wanted in a guy.