I know this from personal experience. I met a fantastic woman on OkCupid and things were going great. Over the course of a few dates, we learned a lot about each other. We had a lot in common and the physical attraction was definitely there. Even though it was early it just felt right to ask her to be my girlfriend. It was too soon for her and she was not interested in taking that step yet.
Dating Don’ts: How Not To Approach Exclusivity - The Frisky
I learned that girls who wear striped knee socks are trouble, yes, but I continued to make assumptions about exclusivity up until my 30s, and usually ended up the ass who got my feelings hurt. After my 30th birthday, I decided to take the opposite approach and go out of my way to leave my options wide open until the dude broached the subject of exclusivity. I thought somehow, this dating lots of people thing and not committing myself too soon was supposed to make me feel more powerful. It made me feel like even more of an ass, just in a different way. When we finally became exclusive, I thought all this anguish was worth it.
9 Signs You’re Ready To Go From Casually Dating To Exclusively Dating
Definition of Exclusive Dating By: Erick Kristian Exclusivity is one of many ways to approach a relationship. Exclusively dating someone means that both parties have agreed to only see each other romantically. They have severed any other romantic ties and are not accepting new suitors.
But when we actually find someone we'd like to date seriously, that's another story. If four weeks sounds surprisingly short, it actually isn't. It's not that we're rushing into things. It's that the dating game has changed — maybe for the better. A lot can happen in four weeks: