You can’t plan your future together if you don’t know where you stand in your relationship.
You’ve been dating the same person off and on for a few months and you’re not sure if you’re in an exclusive relationship or not. We all know dating has its ups and downs.
You’re into the person or you’re not it’s just that simple. And yes, if you aren’t careful or ask the right questions it can leave you with a broken heart.
You should never start a serious relationship without asking those tough questions first because doing so will save you the emotional heartaches later on.
It’s your responsibility to be direct in knowing if you are in an exclusive relationship or not. Are you both interested in the same things? Have you talked about a future together or intimacy?
Have you discussed being in an exclusive relationship together? and what does it mean to be in an exclusive relationship?
If you want to be in an exclusive relationship after dating someone for only a few months it’s nothing wrong with that, but you need to know for sure if the feelings are mutual. Once you have the answers to your questions, you can trust your feelings.
Should I push the exclusive button?
Of course, you should. You know that you are the kind of person who loves easily and finds it hard to walk away once your heart is all in.
If you want your relationship to grow you must understand it and know what it needs, and desires, you can’t do that if you aren’t sure if you should push the issue of being in an exclusive relationship or not.
If the person you are in a relationship with does not want to be in an exclusive relationship with you, you have some things to think about.
Be willing to listen without judgment. It may be a reason why he-or-she is not ready to be in an exclusive relationship right now.
Can intimacy make your partner want to become exclusive?
No, it does not. Don’t complicate being in an exclusive relationship with intimacy since it can only give you false hope down the road. If you think you can get what you want through intimacy, you are only playing yourself.
Don’t be afraid to speak what’s on your heart. If the other person is for you, you both will be on the same page when it comes to becoming exclusive.
Below is a list of things you can do to build on your relationship or if you are unable to understand the signs he wants to date you exclusively:
- Ask your partner if they are ready to date exclusively.
- Listen to what your partner is saying to you and ask more questions.
- Know what you want and don’t settle for anything less.
- Take your time getting to know the other person.
- Ask if your partner thinks you are exclusively dating but not in a relationship
Please know that building the right relationship with someone will not be easy, it’s hard work. By asking the right questions early, you will most likely end up on the right side of love and happiness.
Knowing what’s important and what is not is crucial to have a long-lasting and healthy relationship. If being in an exclusive relationship is important to you, it should be for the person you are dating as well.