How to go from casual to serious dating

When you start dating someone and things are going really well, there is usually shift towards being super casual with each other and becoming more serious. So how do you know if you’re on the road to becoming a real couple, or if things are going to stay casual forever?

This shift typically starts happening before you’re comfortable enough to speak up and be like, “Hey, what are we doing? A bunch of real dudes talked about in an Ask Reddit thread, and I’m sharing the responses.

But when you start to introducing him to grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, that's when you know things are getting to a different level. There is a sense of longevity, the idea that you will see each other in a week, a month.

You begin to plan ahead, to discuss multi-tiered outings.

When I realized I was seeing him every other day, I knew things were getting to a pretty serious level.

Source: Shutter Stock Kudhos: I'd say when she starts making plans and include you in them.

Here are 12 signs your relationship is getting serious, according to guys: mudra311: I think what I noticed, with my last relationship, was that she could literally show up to my apartment unannounced and I'd be happy to see her.You know things are getting serious when you feel comfortable leaving your stuff at his place because you know you'll be able to get it again shortly.wtknight: One thing I always notice is that both myself and my partner start returning calls and messages right away. My name is Beca and up until relatively recently, I was a serial monogamist.I hopped from serious relationship to serious relationship, racking up a surprisingly high number of "meaningful" relationships at a young age.We were so comfortable that things just 'worked' like that.

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