If you emotionally vomit on someone and spill your whole life story during the first three dates, where’s the fun in that?
It’s like telling someone what’s in the present they’re about to unwrap. Focus on having fun, enjoy the mystery, and going from casual to serious will happen naturally.
If you have a question about moving from casual dating to a serious relationship that I didn’t answer, leave a comment below the article and I’ll get back to you within a couple days.
Q: I’ve been dating this person for months, and when I ask if we’re a serious couple or not, the subject gets changed or I get ignored altogether. One, they’re interested but not good at communicating or are feeling pressured and don’t like it.
It’s true that being overly available can seem desperate or unattractive, but the last thing you want to do is play dating games.
If you’re suffering from no-life syndrome, step back and ask yourself why you aren’t having fun on your own. Play the sport you like or pursue one of your interests. Insecure people push for serious relationships for the security it brings, and people can sense that.
If all goes well, you won’t have to do “the talk” of whether or not you’re a serious couple.
Watch for these milestones, and you’ll know if the casual dating phase is almost over.Likewise, if she’s got some clothes or 8,412 bottles of hair product in your shower, you’re in.The Big One: Your First Fight If you have a fight and you don’t break up, you’re basically saying this is something worth working on.Meeting Friends Meeting each other’s social group is a big step.If you make it past the gauntlet of scrutiny from their friends, things are well on their way.If you’re struggling with this, here’s a short list to help you go from a casual date to a serious mate (so lame, I know).