Making the Transition Knowing if You’re Ready Determining if Your Relationship is Ready Community Q&A There can come a time in your relationship where you want to make the transition from just dating to officially being in a relationship.
If you feel like you and your partner are going in a great direction, you may want to take it to the next level.
No longer are relationships just plain black and white; there are many grey areas in-between.
So people don't necessarily feel constrained to introduce someone as their boyfriend or girlfriend, but by a slew of other titles that are already making the rounds on the social scene.
That's because asking someone out involves potential pain. Worst of all, you engage in the most banal and abysmal of non-dates-going to coffee.