Put your own judgments, worries and feelings aside, and be sure to LISTEN to UNDERSTAND. Arionna: Dating means going somewhere or doing something with someone to get to know them better so you could maybe create a life with them and have fun and know who's right for you and who’s wrong.And knowing what age you need to start letting other people in your life.I don’t know if you knew, but it goes down in fifth grade, from the DMs to school hallways.
I’m not saying having a boyfriend is bad or anything because they support you too, but knowing that I have somebody in my family that doesn’t need a man to help her out — knowing that she can do it by herself — means that I can do it by myself and that I don’t need anybody to tell me that 'I can do it' and stuff like that; I can tell myself that.
Then when they get what they want, they’re like, 'OK I’m done with that.' You want to find somebody who's committed to a relationship and wants to stay and take care of you and maybe [have] children.
Syreeta: And what do you believe to be the responsibility of each person in the relationship?
Arionna: You never let a man hit on you and get smart with you.
A man always needs to pull out a chair for his lady. [And that] sometimes you have to hear what the other person is saying instead of just hearing what you want to hear.