But why is six months the seemingly magic amount of time in which things go from hunky-dory to a little more tricky?"In the first three months or so, people typically are on their best behavior," says Rachel Russo, a dating and relationship coach in NYC."But after you spend some time together, that perfect mask might start to slip, and you start seeing the real person." And this can happen at any time, says Kristin Zeising, Psy D, a sex therapist in San Diego."Six months just seems to be the average amount of time it takes for these big conversations and moments to come up," she says."It's insightful to see them with their friends or with their family, if you feel like that's appropriate on your timeline," she says."That way, you can see different facets of their personality, and figure out who they are outside of the relationship." Figuring out what you want out of the relationship is crucial, too, and something Dr.
In addition to the dating anniversary table, the guys should be sure to check out our What Not to Buy Your Girlfriend guide to improve their chances of eventually making it to the traditional wedding anniversary table someday.The Wedding Anniversary Table is well known, but what about couples who are dating?It's common for couples to exchange gifts on the monthly and yearly anniversaries of when they first met, or when they had their first date.Surprisingly, our research has found no similar resource or guide for dating anniversaries .Because of this, the Giftypedia decided to create a Dating Anniversary Table in the spirit of the traditional wedding anniversary table.
Handbag, dresser valet, perfume, cologne, or a fragrance gift set that suits their taste is also a good choice (Tip for the men: avoid experimenting when giving fragrances, stick to what she likes).