Summer Love: 5 Signs Your Fling Is The Real Thing

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Summer Love: 5 Signs Your Fling Is The Real Thing [EXPERT]
Sure, it started casually, but it could lead to lasting love.

Bring on summertime! It's time for cookouts, beach trips, swimming, volleyball, parties on the patio and much much more. For some singles, it's also time for a summer fling. With the heat of summer can easily come the heat of romance.

You might find yourself hooking up with some good looking man or woman and initially, you intend on keeping things light and commitment-free. Maybe you and this new person in your life end up going out, and you continue to hang out together and, at a certain point, you start to wonder:"Are we just having fun, or is this turning into something more?"

 

The tricky thing about a summer fling is that you might not be sure what exactly "this" is, and you might not even be clear about how you feel. You and your special someone may have said that neither of you were looking for a serious relationship. Maybe you met while on vacation so you're not even from the same city!

As casual as you've been about this "thing" you've got going on, in the back of your mind, you're asking yourself if you two are unintentionally becoming a couple. Even though summer has just begun, you may already be feeling wistful when you think about never seeing this person again.

Having agreed to no commitments, you might be seriously confused; confused by your own feelings and by the other person's behavior, too. The last thing you want to do is  bring up the uncomfortable topic of: "What happens when summer ends?" (Because you both agreed this was just a fling.) At the same time, you don't want to let a potentially perfect-for-you partner slip away. What if he or she actually wants more too? 4 Ways To Help Your Man Get A Clue

Look for these five crucial signs to tell if this fling is most likely something more!

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Susie and Otto Collins are relationship coaches and authors who help couples communicate, connect and create the passionate relationships they desire.



 

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