You’ve been seeing this person for a while. But how long should you date someone before the next level? How did you become special?
When it comes to dating I get asked this question a lot. Natasha, how long should you date someone? Is three weeks too little? Too long? This is a good question.
honestly There is no scientific formula to tell you the exact time you should become special to your sweetheart. Every couple is different.
for some couples They immediately felt ready to identify the relationship. while other couples It takes weeks or months before taking it seriously. There are also a few factors that influence people’s decisions: time and distance. If you don’t see them often It will take a long time to be special. [Read: How many dates before a relationship becomes official]
How long should you date someone?
In addition, many couples did not mention the exclusivity at all. They are just natural progression. After all It all depends on how you feel about each other. If you have any questions about them You may not immediately enter a serious relationship.
Is there a good time to be exclusive to someone? No, if you feel like taking it to the next level. You should go on Now if you’re wondering how From casual to extraordinary That’s another story. But I’ll help you out and show you thirteen ways to turn a casual relationship into a monopoly.
Who said love was easy? [Read: 14 stages of a new relationship to define your budding romance]
#1 Be clear with what you want There are some people who go on dates without knowing what they want. but it’s okay But what if you want to make your dating experience easier? You should figure out what you want.
You want to be in a relationship? Or does casual dating work well for you? Everyone has their own needs. So whatever you choose is fine. Just be clear with the other party [Read: The clear signs you’re ready for a serious relationship]
#2 Take time before moving Some couples immediately fall in love and decide that they will be special after that. But not everyone is like that. I suggest you take your time before rushing into the relationship, actually getting to know the person. I know you don’t want to be alone. But if you choose a partner because of loneliness, you will be lonely.
#3 Be honest with yourself about red flags. Sometimes we choose not to look at all aspects of the people we care about. I’ve made this mistake many times. But you need to assess your potential partner. Is this the right person for you or the right person for now? There is a huge difference between the two. [Read: 10 major first kiss read flags to not ignore]
#4 Can you imagine the future? when thinking of being together Can you really see it? What will be your special relationship with them? Is it something you can see yourself in? It may sound lame, but if you can’t imagine yourself with them in the future, you’ll be fine. So why have to become special?
#5 put yourself first This may sound selfish. But that’s not the case. When you think of this relationship Ask yourself if it meets your needs. Now, not all of your needs are met. that’s just life But can the deal manager handle it? For example, if you don’t want to have children and they have That would be a big problem, so you have to decide what’s good for you.
#6 Lightly lifted. If you’re confused about how long you should be with someone. Talk to them to understand their point of view. It doesn’t have to be a serious conversation. If you feel like it’s time Why not try to speak softly? If they weren’t open to talking about it. You don’t need to put pressure on them. Take a step back and give them time to think. If they don’t pick it up It was safe to say that they did not give up.
#7 Talk to them. but actually talking to them If this is important to you You have to take it seriously. If you are in a relationship with them. What do they think of this relationship? What are they thinking about you? There are two people in a relationship And you need to know where they stand. [Read: How to know if you’re dating or in a relationship]
#8. be honest with them If you want them to be honest with you let’s meet them halfway be clear and direct Do not try to hit around the bushes. They need to know how you feel about them. If you’re nervous and insecure This will make them think you’re not sure what you’re talking about.
#9 leave the phone Don’t be the one who talks about it while staring at the phone all the time. They won’t take you seriously if you do that. Put your phone away and pay attention to them. Go where you don’t want to look at your phone, have a drink together, go for a walk, etc.
#10 Stick to what you tell yourself. If you decide to end the relationship if they don’t want the same things you do. You just need to make a decision. Sure, they might tell you to stay still. But if you want more, but they don’t want. You will only be injured. Maintain your standards and don’t change your needs. [Read: How to read the signs your casual relationship is getting serious]
#11 Let them talk. Yes, you get close to them and be assertive. But now it’s time for them to talk to you. Who knows what they will say? Maybe they love you and want a serious relationship. But there’s always a chance they won’t. However, you have to let them speak your mind.
#12 Don’t get upset. If they don’t want the same things as you Well, don’t be offended. Listen, not all relationships that are meant to be transformed are serious. And that’s normal. You have to accept that they want something different from you and move on. Don’t be angry or upset that you asked them. You do what you have to do to move forward in your life. [Read: 20 signs you’re wasting time in a one sided relationship]
#13 Celebrate! If your partner tells you they want to be exclusive, great! This is the time to celebrate. Now you don’t need to go crazy. I hinted more and more about the gender we are in now. But ordering takeout is also a great way to celebrate the good news.[Read: The grey area dilemma: Dating exclusively but not in a relationship]
There is no timeline to know how long you should be with someone. Whatever you and your partner feel comfortable doing. to do that Just make sure you communicate.