What is the definition of casual dating
Comment: I’ve been seeing this guy for the past few months and he’s made it clear to me he doesn’t have time to devote to a serious relationship because his new job takes up too much time and energy and he has no idea when that will all change, plus he’s new to the city (I know, three DEFINITE red flags for not being relationship-ready: new job, new crazy hours, new to the city).
I am looking for a serious relationship, but still have fun with him.
At this point we’re only seeing each other once every other week, and almost three weeks had passed before our most recent date. Is it even worth it to continue dating him at all then, or am I just being unrealistic expecting that people that are just casually dating could still see each other once a week?
I’m curious to know how do fellow online daters define casual dating or as Ok Cupid likes to call it, short-term dating?
Not knowing whether you're going to spend the night or not, so being unsure of how to pack or not pack. More like five naps taken between the hours of 1, 4, and 7 a.m. You're pretty much gonna have sex even if you're both tired.
Maybe you wisely bring along a change of panties and a contact lens case, and it doesn't happen. When the guy is wishy-washy about the bar/restaurant. Say you see this person once a week, and you've just recently started having sex with them. Going through the whole getting-to-know-him rigamarole and then finding the one dealbreaker that indicates it was a complete waste of time.
No matter how exhausted or not in the mood you both are, you have a duty as post-date sleepover partners — nay, as AMERICANS — to do it. But you might not have sex frequently enough to learn each others' styles and needs. You don't really feel like you can ask the person what they want in the long run. And I can’t help but spend time second guessing things. Not like, a ski trip in October, but he has suggested going to a basketball game and on a day trip to the beach at some point.I think he might have tried to hold my hand last week, but I was confused about what was happening and just let his hand slide down my arm. Other times he has been successful with displays of affection, kissing my head, running his hands through my hair and putting his arm around me, all in public. You know how you feel when your friend is like, "OMG, my friend Jennifer's friend Jennifer is pretty," and you're like, "Ugh, I don't care about strangers? Is cuddling with a casual sex partner even cuddling? Consciously holding back from saying things about the future. However, not to sound like an Old, but getting hammered on a casual date, waking up in some random apartment hungover, and awkwardly slinking out before he wakes up becomes tiresome after awhile. And you can't ask, because that's not ~*~*c Hi LL*~*~*. Your friends don't meet him — so it's kind of dull for them when you want to talk about him. Also: Harder for them to help decode/overanalyze his words, actions, general existence, etc. Being unsure whether cuddling is appropriate or not.
I think the bottom line is that I probably just can’t handle casual/ expiration date type of dating, if this is what it is. I don’t think it’s unrealistic to think that people who are casually dating can see each other once a week or more.