Such consumer oriented labeling as “Warning: this date may be hazardous to your emotional health” or “Lifetime unconditional love guarantee” should be easily visible on all new dates. Unfortunately the only labeling you may find on your next date may be a patch of material that says “Polo” or “Dockers.” This, however, is insufficient data and fails to give even the slightest clue regarding:
* what they are made of,
* if exposed to hot water whether they will shrink or need one, or
* if they will wrinkle, fade or run from commitment.
So how do you know what you are getting into or if your potential partner will even fit your needs? How do you know if your relationship is destined for the recycle shop or if it is durable enough to weather many seasons of the heart? Although you can never take all the risk out of relationships, what you can do is attempt to put the odds of success more in your favor. Potential mates don’t come with adequate product safety labeling but there are recognizable signs, “stop signs” and “warning signs”, that can let you know if the...