1. Take things slow, and be yourself.
2. Because the wait is worth it.
3. Know what you want out of your relationships. And know what they're taking out of you.
4. Try and see in yourself what they see in you.
5. Prove to them that you're committed.
6. You need to learn your boundaries.
7. Aim high, and never doubt your self-worth.
Erin dated Andy, then Gabe, then Andy. An earlier version of this post said she dated Gabe, then Andy.