And this isn't high school serious (“Wow, he gave me his class ring! ), or college serious (“I'm so sad we'll be apart for winter break, but we have spring break to look forward to!
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.
He has made all the right moves so far and and we have been spending lots of time together.
I really like the way our relationship is progressing but I don't know how he feels.
It's a little strange and concerning when someone refuses to call someone a girlfriend or boyfriend. Ultimately, for guys at least, calling someone a "girlfriend" is a step toward commitment.
And you women know how scared us guys are of commitment.