How exactly do you go from dating someone casually to having a serious relationship with them? What qualities made you want to get serious with your date? Being self-aware of how others perceive you is a huge advantage in dating and relationships. To make yourself a better partner, think about your past relationships.If you drift apart, you know they were never going to commit and you saved yourself time, trouble, and heart ache.Q: My date says it’s just casual, but acts like it’s serious?If you’re struggling with this, here’s a short list to help you go from a casual date to a serious mate (so lame, I know).1) Be Independent Some “experts” say you should act unavailable.
If you’re suffering from no-life syndrome, step back and ask yourself why you aren’t having fun on your own. Play the sport you like or pursue one of your interests. Insecure people push for serious relationships for the security it brings, and people can sense that.
Meeting Friends Meeting each other’s social group is a big step.
If you make it past the gauntlet of scrutiny from their friends, things are well on their way.
If all goes well, you won’t have to do “the talk” of whether or not you’re a serious couple.
Watch for these milestones, and you’ll know if the casual dating phase is almost over.