Most guys are fine with being called babe.
It is quite common for a girlfriend and boyfriend to call each other that at some stage in their relationship.
The key here however is not to call this guy babe too soon in the relationship.
This is the mistake that some girls make when they have just gotten into a relationship with their boyfriend.
They believe that they can now open everything up and become overzealous and to some extent even overbearing.
This is what you must watch out for and avoid earlier on.
Contain yourself and allow the relationship to develop naturally.
Now that you are his girlfriend, don’t become overly excited, believing you can call him whatever you want whenever you want, and that you can make demands of him that you didn’t make before.
This is the danger that a lot of girls fall into, and leads to the new boyfriend becoming nervous and concerned.
He observes a change in your behavior now that you are his girlfriend and becomes worried that you have taken things too far too soon.
Contain yourself and be aware of when you are getting carried away.
Making immediate assumptions of what he should do with his time or do with you is a big negative.
You have to allow the relationship to ease into whatever it is going to become without forcing the issue.
When you are calm and levelheaded enough to do this, it is much easier for you to call him babe naturally.
You wouldn’t be forcing the word, being that you are now his girlfriend and you are using your “girlfriend” privileges.
You aren’t attempting to lay claim to him, demonstrating to everyone else that he is your guy.
There is no need to do this.
It makes him hesitant about getting into a new relationship with you.
Simply go about your relationship and enjoy each other.
Inevitably, you will use the word in conversation and he wouldn’t think it awkward at all.
He calls you the same soon after or come up with another word to call you from time to time.
This is how he shows you that he has reached a level of comfort with you.
Guys prefer being called by their given names or known nicknames at first.
Once you get deeper into the relationship, a guy is fine with you calling him whatever you deem fits him.
You could call him something that has to do with a quality or feature that he has that you consider endearing.
He has a dimple you love.
You give that dimple a name, calling him said name from time to time.
You love his blue eyes and call him “blue” from time to time.
As long as you are being endearing, a guy is fine with whatever word you choose to call him once your relationship has reached that level of comfort and ease.
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