She recommends a conversation bridge, such as, "I feel like we're heading in a great direction, so I wanted to tell you something." Just don't overdo it: "You don't want to frame this in a way that ends up making a bigger deal of something you don't want made into a big deal," Robbins says.
In other words, make your delivery as drama free as possible.
(Health.com) -- Dating someone new means learning about each other's quirky behaviors, emotional baggage, and the experiences that have shaped both of your lives.
But what if this involves a health or medical secret you're hesitant to talk about?
Dishonesty can ruin a potentially good relationship." 3.Though she takes medication to manage her condition, she still lives with residual symptoms: She has trouble sleeping for more than two hours at a time, and can't shake her cigarette habit -- traits that she feels a date might question."It's the smoking and lack of sleeping; it's hard to share your life with someone when you need to explain further why you do these things," she says."It's a lot easier to tell someone I have MS as a side note in a conversation than to sit down and have a formal discussion focused solely on MS." However, even a casual, well-prepared speech doesn't always meet with success."One guy just clammed up and didn't want to say anything or go anywhere because, in his eyes, I might get hurt," Allison says."I realize my blurting-it-out style was my own insecurities about sobriety. Never tell on a first date "Never tell someone on a first date," Davis says.