Social media and technology have changed the dating game, and even the ways in which we woo have changed.Now, millennials opt to “hang out” instead of go on traditional dates, and somehow, everything has become more casual.Or, not being fully ready for an exclusive relationship only to have someone fantastic decide you’re not worth the wait.You may have never had “the talk” because many of our 21st-century dating rituals are now painfully drawn out.
But by the time we got around to officially rubber-stamping the boyfriend/girlfriend titles into our relationship, I already thought we were exclusive.
With a jolt of hormones, some researchers found that falling in love only takes When it comes to being "exclusive," six dates, or less than four weeks, isn't so nuts: We've had sex with the person, we've definitely spent time in their apartment and we're probably exchanging mid-afternoon texts.
I’ve been here too many times to mention but I’ve never quite known if there was an unwritten rule for how many dates before relationship talk should make it into conversation.
But depending how physical those dates get, they can.
Judging by the data, we're making out and having sex (shocking, we know), which can actually be a big deal.
There’s more time spent trying to figure out if someone is worth spending a portion of your life with rather than getting to know them.