Home › Forums › Dating and Sex Advice › How to not be so involved in the early stages of dating This topic contains 6 replies, has 1 v. During the early stages of a relationship, it's hard to tear yourself away from your new beau. Everything seems brighter when she's around, and. In the early stages of dating, you take on one of two roles: the Convincer or the Resistor. It's important for you to be the Resistor and not the Convincer. We asked men to spill on the advice they wish women knew about getting to know a new guy. This is not to say that you can't ever reach out to a man you're dating, but let him do the asking out–at least in the early stages. If you're both interested in each. The beginning of a romantic relationship is a critical time for a couple. Patience and restraint are vital to the relationship's success. Rushing into any type of.