It can take up to eight dates for people to become an exclusive couple. That’s really not a lot of time in which to get to know someone, but there are ways to tell if the guy’s going to be worth your time or not before you give your heart to him. According to the author of Give And Take, Adam Grant, there are two important types of people in the world: Givers and Takers.
Givers are kind and do good deeds for others without wanting anything in return, while Takers try to get as much as they can from other people – it’s all about getting their own needs met.
When you first meet someone, it’s not always easy to know if they’re kind of selfish right off the bat, especially because people tend to put their best feet forward to make the best impression on potential romantic partners. However, there are some early signs to look for that will help you suss them out before you invest time and energy into the relationship. You just have to keep your eyes and ears peeled for them! Here are 15 signs that your date’s a Giver and 10 signs you’re dealing with a toxic Taker.