It is best to avoid thinking that you should be at a certain place in your life or you should have had a certain experience in your life such as love because you are an adult.
Everyone moves at a certain pace.
Not everyone is going to get to experience love at the same time or stage in life.
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You should assess how your relationship with him has been so far.
If you have not been happy about something in particular but you have never told him about it, it would be best to talk about it first before anything else.
Becoming distant in order to show that you are unhappy about something is actually not going to help your situation.
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People get into committed relationships in different ways.
Yes, some people get into committed relationships after having dated casually and hanging out.
While others get into committed relationships after having gone through a thorough wooing process or courtship.
It really depends on the relationship in question.
Some people may initially decide to date casually or hang out because they really don’t want to feel pressured to get into a committed relationship with anyone.
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A woman who they feel that they can trust.
He wants to know that he can trust her with his life, his dignity and with the relationship.
A guy would typically look at a woman for a long-term relationship when he knows that he can completely open himself up to her and not have to worry that she will betray his trust.
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He may not look at his relationship with you as one that should lead to romance.
If you have been talking to this guy for a year and a half and you are still not together, it could be because he looks at your relationship with him in a totally different way from the way you have been looking at it.
Perhaps he has said a lot of sweet things to you in the last year and a half that has made you feel that he cares about you in a romantic way.
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It really depends on the kind of relationship that you both want.
You both have to be on the same page as far as what kind of a relationship you both want.
If you are both of the mind that you would rather only see each other on the weekends because that is the kind of relationship that you want, this just might work.
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The problem with being the rebound girl is that your partner didn’t come to you and date you because he had spent a good amount of time around you and had come to really like you as a person.
He came to you based on a deficiency in his own life that he was trying to wipe away. He was trying to wipe away that deficiency as quickly as he could.
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It may have hurt so much when he told you that he doesn’t want a relationship right now because you really care about him.
You may have spent a lot of time fantasizing about what it would be like to be in a relationship with him.
There is a good chance that a big part of you has been already looking at him as your boyfriend before the fact.
You have envisioned what it would be like when you are both exclusively dating as boyfriend and girlfriend.
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To get him to take you seriously, you have to come to terms with what you truly want.
Once you realize and are sure of it, you will have to honestly assess whether this guy wants the same.
He may not be taking you seriously because he is not willing to take anyone seriously at this time. This means that it isn’t just about you.
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If you are finding it challenging to move your dating relationship with this guy into a serious relationship, you should try asking him what he wants out of your relationship with him.
It is important to have an idea of what his intentions are and where his head is.
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