Sobbing into the salted caramel ice cream after a break-up?You’ll likely be offered two different pieces of advice when it comes to moving on. So how long should you wait to date after a break-up?Some will say tapping up Tinder too soon is totally a rebound thing and that’s not good, while others believe that the best way to get over someone is to jump right back on the dating bike (sorry poor choice of metaphor there! Dating from the Inside Out believes that though there isn’t a definitive period, you should wait at least a month before dipping your toe back in the dating waters." data-reactid="20"One psychologist thinks she has the answer. D, author of Dating from the Inside Out believes that though there isn’t a definitive period, you should wait at least a month before dipping your toe back in the dating waters.Glamour, she explained that “most people need a month or two to process the breakup, to mourn and to integrate lessons before jumping back in if they were in a fairly serious relationship.”" data-reactid="21"Speaking to Glamour, she explained that “most people need a month or two to process the breakup, to mourn and to integrate lessons before jumping back in if they were in a fairly serious relationship.”" data-reactid="22"But the longer you dated the longer you may need to get over it.With Kouffman Sherman suggesting you may need three or four months if you dated for someone for a year or more, less if you only dated for a short time. [Photo: via Pexels] The Notebook on a loop, you might want to give it a little longer.
In the mean time there’s plenty of salted caramel to help keep you company. Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick!Some forums can only be seen by registered members.After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads. Could be never and he'll just keep referring to you as his 'friend' until a better prospect comes along. Usually the title of "boyfriend" is easier to handle instead of the title "fiance" or "husband" because unfortunately boyfriends aren't always permanent and therefore its easier for guys to wrap their head aroud that.I've been seeing this guy for a month now..six dates. A month doesn't seem like very long though..he was interested in making you his girlfriend he would have asked. My ex and I were "friends"for a month before he asked me out...Spanish.... Thats just what my guy friends tell me, but every guy is different of course!!Just curious, usually how Long does it take for a man to ask a woman to be his girlfriend? I've known someone who thought after a few nights of sex, he made it official.