You have to sit with a person to see how you feel. You have to have a first kiss and see if there are fireworks. The checklist pales in comparison. That's why it's good to date often. It's better to meet first and then look at the checklist afterwards.
The vast majority of us have given up on our New Year's resolutions before the month's out. If you truly want to change yourself for the better in 2012, then you'll do well to pay attention to these three research-driven tips.