In our mid-to-late 20s, we're bound to fall into more serious relationships.We're now more sure of ourselves and our futures, and with this territory comes the factoring in of someone special.Or are you confused as to what level of commitment he meant when he chose the term?Here are some reasons why the partner is the upgraded boyfriend: While it may be hard for some guys to even become someone's boyfriend, the partner label takes that initiative a step further.This is where the term “partner,” short for life partner, comes in.
”), but adult serious (“I've already met his siblings and we're having a nice dinner together on Saturday night.”). When we find ourselves in this serious adult relationship, confusion may exist when we have that dreaded DTR, or “define the relationship” talk with our significant other.
Think about transitioning from boyfriend/girlfriend to partner labels?
Wondering when your boyfriend turns into your partner?
At the same time, not everyone we date in our mid-20s is our “soulmate,” and many of us still have our fair share of rebound relationships, one-night stands and other non-serious affairs.
But in general, the mid-to-late 20s shows a dating shift: We're closer to finding “the one,” and anyone we take seriously will, for lack of a better word, be taken seriously.