Odds are he isn't going to change once you move in together or when you get married - or ever.

We love the idea of writing down all of the qualities you are looking for - and releasing it to the universe!

Knowing what you want is a powerful thing, as is making sure your list gets narrowed down to about ten key qualities (Yes, a list of 153 is too long ladies! There's something to be said about having a relaxed, carefree attitude when it comes to dating.

Many of us have learned the hard way that this isn't necessarily true!

Ask him what your status is and don't be afraid to express what you are looking for. If your date wants to go hiking or mountain bike riding, instead of thinking, "Oh no, he'll see me sweaty and gross," try to adopt the "Why not! We all grow from doing the things we are afraid to do.

How many women are guilty of thinking they could change something about their partners?

And how many then learned the hard way that no one can change another person?

There are way too many of us who jump from one relationship to the next, completely uncomfortable with the idea of being alone. What is great is to be comfortable, confident and happy on your own before you embark on a relationship.

You've been dating six months and just know you are exclusive.

Intuition is like a gift from the universe - so don't ignore the feeling in your gut that tells you something isn't right about the seemingly cool guy you just met.

Keep those eyes open and listen to your inner self.

This is not good for you or the newfound relationship.