While our moms tell stories of formal courtship, dating today is a whole different ballgame. There are no official rules we all abide by, and sometimes, it can be tough to tell where things are headed.
If you've been dating someone for a little while without putting labels on your relationship, you may wonder whether it's safe to consider him your significant other — or if maybe he isn't so significant after all. Should I Have Sex On The First Date?
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In this video, dating coach, matchmaker and YourTango Expert Julianne Cantarella explains how to tell when it's safe to refer to him as your boyfriend. "Now, I would caution you not to rush things," says Julianne, "However, if you have a need to define your relationship, then I suggest you take a look at how things are playing out around you by asking youself these questions: First, how long have you been dating?"
Want to hear the rest of Julianne's questions? Check out the video above.
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