In hindsight, she realizes that she didn't have the chance to know much about him or his family because his family was not a close-knit one. I never really learned much about his family background.
“I come from a very large extended family,” says Jennie. I honestly thought that after Kevin met my family he would change and would love the closeness of a tight-knit family.” “Some people have an established friendship before they start dating,” Van Epp says.
“Most of life is talking together, having a personality that blends well with the other person, having a good sense of humor, etc.
Sex is part of it, but not a major portion of it.”Commitment is the fourth dynamic.
If you go too fast and get too close to soon, you won’t have an accurate picture of what it will be like with this person down the road.