Recently I realized I don’t even know how to talk about potential fellas to my ! Things are going well, but it’s still new, still casual. Turns out a lot of people agree with my take on these two words! Put it together and POOF the word “dating” elevates to a greater level of seriousness. I might feel a little old-fashioned in my DATING vs SEEING beliefs. As if labels with a romantic interest aren’t difficult enough already! As a 30-year-old blogger who’s watched too many episodes of Sex and the City….Everyone has different ideas of what’s right when it comes to dating etiquette.Some prefer to stay monogamous from the start, while others like to keep their options open, just as some view sex as something to be saved until the blossoming of a full-on relationship, while others need it early on to determine levels of chemistry and attraction.Poor thing, you’re madly in love with someone who doesn’t feel the same way… So, you are constantly searching for a sign that they will eventually reciprocate your feelings.You obsess over the smallest things and every text is a sign that they are your soul mate. You’re entering the “thing” stage, a.k.a the most frustrating stage of this whole thing.You take hundreds of quizzes and watch your horoscope like mad because those things matter right now. You text often, and are starting to talk about more personal subjects. You’re starting to feel a little attached and talk to your friends about them often. Wrong, because you haven’t had the official talk yet.
He thinks we’re seeing each other, I think we’re dating: Communication Fail. We’re both on the same page, just uh, looking at different words? So I gave this stupid syntax wayyyyy more thought than it ever deserved. You just met recently at a party, bar, or on Tinder and have been chatting it up a lot.Commitmentphobes, don’t panic, this is the best stage for you.And then it happens, the most terrifying thing of all: you meet someone you actually really like, and that’s where the real difficulty begins.