Tara Fields was recently quoted in STYLECASTER. Read the original article here.
Dating more than one person at a time is no longer the borderline fringe, Samantha Jones-esque walk on the wild side that it was once portrayed as in the 90s and early 00s. In 2017 and the age of Tinder, juggling multiple romantic prospects at once is not only accepted, but smart—even if what you’re ultimately looking for is a committed, monogamous LTR.
“Seeing multiple people is a great idea when you’re single and navigating the dating world,” says couples therapist and relationship expert Tara Fields, Ph.D., author of The Love Fix. “Don’t make the mistake of jumping into an exclusive relationship after a few dates. In most cases it’s really healthy to say, ‘I’m going to sample this smorgasbord of available prospects.”
But before you dive in and start filling your G-cal, be sure to check out these five handy etiquette tips for dating several people simultaneously—they’ll keep things stress-free, fun and classy.