An exclusive relationship means you and your partner are not dating other people. You cease dating activity with others to focus on building a relationship with one person. There are activities you did while dating; you should no longer be doing, such as using dating apps or sending messages to many others you dated.
How long before a relationship becomes exclusive?
“The best way to truly learn about another person is to take the time needed to truly get to know them before making a commitment to them.” And while theres no exact right amount of time, she says you should wait anywhere from one to three months before making the relationship exclusive.
Does he want to be exclusive with me?
Signs that someone you are dating wants to be exclusive include telling others about you, introducing you to friends and family, no longer using dating apps, posting pictures with you on social media, sharing their emotions openly with you, and showing interest in your opinions.
When should I talk to him about being exclusive?
Chlipala recommends waiting at least a couple months. It doesnt have to be exact, but I recommend dating someone for two to three months before you think about exclusivity, she says. It gives you enough time for some of the infatuation to wear off and for patterns to emerge.