Initiating a relationship talk in a crowded coffee shop, or at lunch when she has to go back to work, probably isn’t the best idea. Be prepared to listen to your partner’s response and to discuss it. If you find yourself arguing for more than your partner is ready to give, you are pushing too hard. Sometimes when people feel pressure to respond, they get flustered.Their mind and emotions start spinning too fast for words to make sense.
But, you can take precautions to minimize this risk by being respectful and most of all, honest.Our chemistry was immediate (physical, intellectual, and emotional) and things have been very easy so far. I am totally comfortable with the speed (how often we are communicating, seeing each other, and sharing information about ourselves).But, we recently slept together (it felt right and was great).So how and when do you bring up “the talk” with a woman you’re seeing?There’s no need to label what you are before anything physical has happened, unless she specifically brings it up.Ponder these tips: Broach the issue clearly and forthrightly. Chances are you want to know if you’ve crossed the boundary from “going out informally” to “dating exclusively.” If you feel ready to stop dating other people, that is an appropriate time to ask if your partner is ready to do the same. Probing each other’s feelings can be intense, so be sensitive about when and where you talk.It’s probably too vague to ask, “So where do we stand in this relationship? Pick a private place where emotions can be expressed without being on public display. If that’s the case, don’t assume complete rejection.It takes guts, but coming clean about what you’re looking for in a relationship will get more difficult the longer you put it off.Whether you want it to be monogamous or no-strings-attached, a girl deserves to know.Nearly every Hollywood romantic comedy hinges on a dramatic moment when a couple finally must “define the relationship.” Imagine the scene where one lover boards an airplane intending to leave the other forever — only to remain standing on the tarmac as the plane takes off. “We were meant to be together.” In real life, however, endings usually are not quite so predictable—and that’s where “the talk” comes in.The define-the-relationship discussion involves questions such as, “Are we ‘just friends’ or more than that?Community Q&A Lots of teens start dating without their parents knowing.This is understandable as many teens simply find it hard to talk to their parents about something like this.I would like to know that he isn’t sleeping with anyone else and won’t be sleeping with anyone else while we are sleeping together.