I tend to press ahead quite quickly if I feel I have a connection and chemistry with the woman and she's looking for the same things as I am (that's of course when I am not being rejected, I'm on a bit of losing streak at the moment).
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I guess the first date then. I mean after my first date with my boyfriend, we went out for a second date the next day where I met his parents.
What do you define as serious? Assuming it means being exclusive and viewing marriage as an end possibility... Hmm, I've only dated a few people. 1st-serious before first date. 2nd-never got deathly serious but exclusive 3rd-sooner than I expected, maybe a month or two in. It worked out.