You’ve been hanging out with this guy for weeks, maybe even months. You’re not sure how he feels and you haven’t had “the talk.” You think you’re ready for more, but he hasn’t brought it up. Maybe he’s even avoiding the topic completely.
In a culture where relationship lines are blurred and more people are hooking up than cuffin’ up, taking the leap from casual to commitment can seem complicated. The thing is, if a man wants to be with you, he will do whatever it takes to have you.
There’s a reason you’ve remained a hookup and not his girlfriend — here it is:
You Enabled The Hook-Up Mentality
He was passive in his approach, and you enabled his behavior.
Maybe you started out as friends or met through mutual friends, which made you comfortable hooking up right away. Maybe you weren’t looking for more than a hookup at the time, anyway.
Since your relationship didn’t start out on a course to commitment, there was never an expectation to commit. There’s never been the expectation for him to take you out or treat you as anything but a hookup, and so, there you stand.
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