Non exclusive dating relationships
Casually dating and keeping your options open often helps build the necessary experience to choose better partners when/if you’re ready.
But the stigma about casual dating is rooted in truth.
But remember that no matter how kind you are to Mr.
Wrong, you’re dating to find someone you click with, and it’s not your fault that you and he didn’t click.
If you want closure, go ahead and make it clear that you no longer want to date him.
At least you won’t spend your time worrying about whether or not it’s happening, and you can move on with your dating life.
If the treatment you’re getting from him doesn’t measure up to the treatment you deserve, there’s no reason to spend more time and energy thinking about him.
Her creative work has been published in several small literary magazines.
If you want to be exclusive, but she doesn’t, let her know that you’ve reached the point of an ultimatum.
If you’re having more fun seeing other people, just tell her that you’re dating someone else and it’s becoming serious.
Part of honest communication is reminding the other person that you’re a mom and you have to think about whom you get serious with.
The other person might still be let down, but it could be a little easier on his ego if you explain that your dating perspective is so closely tied to your life as a parent.
He’ll get the message without an explicit break up, and since he seems to be sending you a message with his lack of attention already, you may be better off walking away now.