During “experimenting” you are realizing you both think fedora hats are stupid. But it seems like the “intensifying” and “integrating” phases are becoming hazy in modern dating: You’re a couple at a BBQ, but you don’t want to use labels.
You’re not sleeping with anyone else, but they aren’t your girlfriend.
Hopefully you will all have fun meeting singles and try out this online dating thing...He tells me to please be patient, that he’s never been with a woman like me, one who trusts and loves unconditionally and makes him feel good when he’s with me, yet he says he’s not with me with the whole girlfriend/boyfriend thing!I don’t know if I should wait and see, since what we have is basically the committed relationship – until he made the comment that I m not his girlfriend, everything was great. Even his friends address me as his girlfriend and he doesn’t correct them, so why can’t he say the words to me? –Kris If he’s acting like a boyfriend, what’s the harm of calling you his girlfriend? And I can understand why it’s mystifying and why you’d be tempted to run.I no longer thinks it’s possible to accidentally end up in a relationship.You can back into one, sure, but it isn’t anything until it has a name.