There’s no reason to lock it down until you know your date better and feel more confident that this one is a good fit for you.Once you’ve been dating for a while and you’re sure you want to make it exclusive, be honest and direct about what you want.Men and women spend time analyzing and dissecting photos (“Does it look like his arm is around her in a friendly way, or a romantic way?
I call the beginning phase of dating “Dating Limbo” because no one knows yet what will become of the relationship.
Will the two of you date for a couple of months, and then become exclusive?
However, days often pass and you wonder whether you should call, or you debate whether you should wait another day or two.
Finally, cut to Friday or Saturday, and your date, it turns out, has made other plans.
Try this approach: “I really like you, and I think I’m ready to be exclusive with you.