Many people remain in limbo because they hope they can convince their partner to commit eventually. It can get complex! Show 25 25 50 All. I was in a new city, where the only people I knew were co-workers decades older, and long since married. Be honest and clear about your expectations without giving your partner an ultimatum and trying to sway their decision either way. How do you explain yourself? I found that jealousy would frequently rear its head if my partner or crush du jour was so much as spotted in the same room as someone who might chance at a flirt.
Maybe we could talk about it next week?
Are You Ready for a Monogamous Dating Relationship?
After that, you and your partner will need to have an important conversation of defining where you stand. Dating and relationships have changed and so has what it means to be monogamous. And what about those already in a relationship? And spoiler alert: Are you making plans for spending time together in the future?