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Common dating conflicts and how to handle them
Dating on the internet can sometimes become tedious, and understanding how to resolve conflicts is of crucial importance. If you notice that your partner is not answering your emails, you should automatically terminate the date and move on to someone else. Failing to answer emails is rude unless they have a good reason for doing so. Lying is also a common problem for people who are dating.
To understand the concept of lying, you must first understand why people lie on dates. Many people lie in order to avoid what they see as being a potential conflict. For example, you may ask your date a question, and they may give you the answer that they think you want to hear instead of what they honestly think. This is problematic, because these people are creating false impressions. They are attempting to make you think they agree with you so that you will like them. However, their actions will eventually speak louder than their words. Being up front and letting you know they don't agree with you will show that they are honest.
Another reason why people lie is to avoid making changes to their lifestyle or behavior. However, by doing this, they are breaking one of the most important rules of dating, and this rule is to be yourself. When you lie to your partner so that you can avoid having to make changes to your life, you are being unfair to them, and you are being unfair to yourself. You are being unfair to your partner because you are deceiving them, making them think you're someone you're not. No matter how hard you try, your true colors will eventually come forth. You are also being unfair to yourself because you are trying to play a role that does not reflect your true personality.
A lot of people believe that lying or deception will allow them to avoid conflicts in their relationship. However, it will only make things worse in the long run, especially if you should decide to get married. A person that is telling the truth will have consistency in the things they say, while a liar will constantly have inconsistencies, and will need to cover up one lie with another.
About the Author: Ron Zvagelsky has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in May 2006. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of PlanJam -- a new interactive planning website for dating advice.