Whats the difference between dating and a relationship

Jake and I saw differences between committed and exclusive.

We figured that exclusive simply meant that there was no hooking up with anyone else allowed: no making out, no dating.

The other day my sister and her husband (Jake) and I werediscussing "exclusive" versus "committed."Of course, we guys had a different opinion than my sister.

Whats the difference between dating and a relationship

The instability of relationships comes from the opaqueness of feelings.

Half the time and energy expelled in a relationship revolves around trying to figure out how the other person feels. The feelings have already been established and solidified.

Most couples give up on the idea of crème brûlée before they even attempt it.

Ever wonder why there are so many cookies and cupcakes out there?

She theorized that once you've told someone you want to date them exclusively, you are committed to only them.

You've made a commitment to be faithful, to put energy in only that relationship.

There Are Unspoken Expectations This is when she's doing something with her family and you know you're supposed to be there, or when someone has to pick up her dad from the airport and only you can do it.

This "unspoken expectations" level is one of the scariest thing about commitment for guys...because we are lazy.

The example Jake and I used was:"If I'm committed, I'm picking your dad up from the airport."Commitment is when lives are intertwined so much that your lives become one unified life.

It's the reason that my recently married friend suddenly had a calendar that he and his wife kept in Google that I had to check in order to make plans with him-their lives had become that intertwined.

Partnerships take time, practice and complete trust.

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