[Read: 16 signs you’re not yet ready for a serious relationship] #2 Odds are, there’s more than one person.
One friend (who wishes to remain anonymous lest her non-boyfriend reads this) explains: “I’ve been seeing this guy for four months now – we’re dating and see each other a couple of times a week.
However, if anyone refers to me as his girlfriend in front of him, the colour drains from his face.
"How is dating her exclusively any different from calling her your girlfriend?
" I asked a friend who had recently broached the exclusivity threshold with his consistent hookup.
With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.