n Pronounced (eks-KLU-ziv) The state of being in a relationship with someone where you are officially boyfriend and girlfriend, and there is no-one else involved.
Usually attained after going on a couple of good dates with someone.
I recently started dating someone and we went from zero to a hundred real quick. I had a man who wanted to hang out with me the day after our first date.
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And yet, I found myself feeling exactly the same way. Our first date had been simultaneously fun and comfortable. It was something I wanted, something that made me happy, but, because of all the warnings on the Interwebs about moving too fast, I felt like it was wrong.
I know this is beyond cliche, but there was such a strong, instantaneous connection that it just felt natural to hang out with him the next day. I gave myself a million reasons why I shouldn’t continue at break-neck speed with my new beau.
Maybe I had rose-tinted glasses on and was missing some glaringly obvious reason as to why this was going to crash and burn.
Maybe the warm, gooey feeling in my stomach wasn’t the honeymoon stage of a new relationship, but some new, unidentified parasite living in my intestines and giving me all the feels. I have decided to dive right in instead of cautiously dipping my toes.
For the first month, I found myself waiting for the other shoe to drop. For those of you who have found yourself in murky grey areas of dating, here are some reasons as to why you should put all of your chips in. My past two relationships prior to this one were what I used to refer to as “slow burns.” We would see each other once or twice a week, text sporadically, and sort of look down at the floor and mumble when people asked what was going on between us. Yes, you don’t want to rush into anything when it comes to relationships, but not knowing whether or not your partner wants the same thing as you from the relationship can drive anyone insane.
Now, I’m not saying I have talked to my boyfriend about marriage and kids and moving in together, but I do know that we are both really into each other, which is kind of the geekiest greatest feeling.
You get to be vulnerable with someone and have them be vulnerable in return.
Being vulnerable is tough, and I feel like that is putting it lightly.
Sometimes I feel like people have to pry if they want to get anything personal from me.
But being able to be open with someone is oddly freeing.
When I have been in past relationships, I felt like I had to hold back some of my own insecurities and anxieties in fear of coming off as needy or clingy.