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Between dating and a relationship

It’s an art, not a science, but The Art of Charm is here to help you to start understanding where exactly the line is — and how you can influence it.

There’s nothing worse than being a relationship with someone—and you realize you define the relationship differently.

You think you’re exclusive, then realize he/she is still swiping right on Hinge and Tinder.

As time goes on, we should still be on our best behavior, but the real versions of ourselves start to come through, too—like we may have cleaned our apartment, top to bottom, the first few times our new beau came over… Perhaps we once thought he or she could never see our makeup-less face. By future, I mean things that are weeks or months away.

but then we laxed and he saw us for the none-too-neat person we are. Yet, over time, we started to not wear makeup all the time around the person, and guess what? Any relationship that is future-forward is a key sign that the person you’re with doesn’t see you disappearing anytime soon. You cannot envision not seeing or having them in your life. And, why would you stop a too-good-to-be-true thing?

According to this New York Times article, many millennials “hang out” versus go on traditional dates. And, if you spend that much time together, it only makes sense to define the relationship.

Of online dating and single people in their 20s, Branding Coordinator Joshua Sky in New York said: Check out Bustle's 'Save The Date' and other videos on Facebook and the Bustle app across Apple TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV. You can actually date someone in hopes of having a future with them, not just because it’s convenient or you’re lonely on a Friday night. Yes, I know, maybe you just have a friend whom you do everything with and it’s not a dating thing, but if this is someone you are dating and everyone else is questioning your status, you should be, too.

You also no longer flirt with your hot coffee barista or want to go bar-hopping with friends in hopes of meeting someone, for you’ve already found them. (I am not suggesting this as a way to someone's heart and exclusivity, though.

Then, you are just crazy and trying too hard, Leaving things behind usually happens naturally and is not forced.)At the beginning of dating someone new, we’re on our ultra-best behavior.

Maybe you’re still in the dating-multiple-people phase. No matter what level you and your yet-to-be-defined relationship partner are at, at some point, it’s bound to come up and it's important you make sure you're on the same page.

But when is the right time to define the relationship?

Those are the big three in terms of “don’t.” Now that we’ve gotten that unpleasantness out of the way, it’s time to talk in more positive terms.