When dating becomes a relationship


[Read: 16 signs you’re not yet ready for a serious relationship] #2 Odds are, there’s more than one person.

Because you’re not serious with any one person, there are probably 2 people in the picture at any given time.

It's great—except that you have no idea where things stand.

He has yet to introduce you as his girlfriend or bring up being exclusive, and you're craving that "couple" title and the security that comes with it.

Even if it doesn’t pan out, there was a level of seriousness there that reflected commitment—more so than casual dating ever provides.