But too often there seems to be an inordinate amount of attention placed on the significance of the physical stuff, especially the first kiss.In the same way we might overanalyze a first date, the first kiss can also become a point of relationship dissection.
For instance, was it just a first kiss, or was it a first grope, too?
Kissing well involves some sensitivity—just like any human interaction.
So, during those early stages, see how he reads little signs or hints, such as eye contact or the brush of a hand.
Are they right outside a gas station or on a hill with a nice outlook of the city?
Essentially, does he know the difference between a dumpy backdrop from a romantic one?
Wait for another real date (not just hanging out), and see if he’s consistently in contact with you—not just texting you last minute, asking if you’re available to meet up.” article, Maggie Niemiec describes how courage is the most attractive trait in a man. My husband’s straightforwardness and courage in his initial pursuit of me swept me off my feet—and was certainly his defining characteristic as I grew to know him.