How long dating before boyfriend

I talk to many friends who get hung up on "status" of a relationship. On one hand, if you're dating everything is great, the person is treating you right, why does it matter if you're labeled girlfriend-boyfriend?

It's like, you don't want to be turning down other options like a total idiot if he's out there getting his freak on with a bunch of other girls.

But is it too soon for you guys to become exclusive?

When you start dating someone new, the number one thing you start thinking about is probably when you should make your relationship official. Wondering when to start calling that dude you’ve been hooking up with your boyfriend can be super stressful.

If you say it at the wrong time, it can destroy any chance of a future relationship – but the same thing can happen if you wait too long. Well, a recent study done by both Zoosk and revealed something a little bit surprising about when to make things official.

They took a look at over 1,000 girls and 1,000 dudes and this is what they found: 25 percent of women think that you should wait “at least a few months” before making things legit, while 43 percent of guys thought “it takes a couple of good dates.” So, how do know when to make your sort-of-relationship an official relationship? Here’s something important that you need to remember: you have every right to ask the dude you’ve been hooking up with what he wants and if he’s interested in being your boyfriend. I’m siding with the guys here: it’s best to wait until after a couple of great dates and hang out seshs.

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