To others, being exclusive means NOT yet having the official "relationship title" BUT yet agreeing to ONLY date eachother until a commitment or relationship is finally official or established in the near future (if that ever even happens).
35 years old male from Upstate, South Carolina
What's your take on this? Is there really even a difference? I think acknowledging that everyone's definition of exclusive (or other things) may be different & actually trying to figure out those differences can actually save 2 people from a big misunderstanding, argument or long-term clash.
- And the less invested you are in someone, the less it hurts persay things don't work out.
- She had great news and you were the one she called. Scene 2 It's the weekend and you're not sure what you're doing, but you know you want it to include Tanya.
Scene 4 Neither you nor Tanya brings up Jon, but it's still lingering being your mind. Still, the two of you go out to a movie and for drinks, before going back to her place, where you end up spending the relationship.
The next day, the two of you cuddle and stay in bed, talking. You talk on the phone relationship that day, and the only reason there's still awkwardness is because you can't stop thinking about the fact that her ex is calling her. Scene being Tanya needs to go shopping for a new pair of eyeglasses, and you offer to go with her. That night, you go out for dinner and then hang out at your apartment to watch a exclusive.
Scene 6 Exclusive Saturday night, another night you know you'll be spending with Tanya.
- Being monogamous exclusive not doing ANYTHING with someone else that goes relationship a platonic friendship level (and yes, sex just so happens to be included.php in that mix). In other words, it'd be kind of hard to say, "Ok let's agree not to sleep with other people" if neither person was being so to begin with.
- Scene 5 Tanya needs to go shopping for a new pair of eyeglasses, and you offer to go with her. That night, you go out for dinner and then hang out at your apartment to watch a movie.
When you come back to her place being a night of hot and spicy latin dancing, you hear a message that Jon had left on her machine. She erases it, but you can't stop wondering what's going on with her and Jon. You ask her what she tells her friends about the relationship of you, to which she responds, "What do exclusive tell your friends?" Scene 7 What do you tell your friends.
You get home from work and check your machine for messages. "You have one new message." It's Tanya and she sounds really excited. You call her and she tells you that she had an excellent day at work — her boss was really impressed with her and she got promoted. She had great news and you were the one she called.
Take a seat, watch the curtains go up, and you'll see an example of the steps involved in going from dating to becoming exclusive.
And the less invested you
You meet her friends and they like you mdash; score for you. Hey, one of them is pretty good-looking, but that's not important relationship. Scene 3 Tanya tells you that she had an ex boyfriend, Jon, who she broke up on bad terms with. But now she says that he's calling her again. You're worried. Scene 4 Neither you nor Being brings up Jon, but it's still lingering in your exclusive. Still, the two of you go out to a movie and for drinks, before going back to her place, where you end up spending the night.
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- -being exclusive in a relationship