I'd say, generally, if a guy hasn't kissed me by the 3rd date, that's weird. I want exclusivity and bf/gf status before I'm willing to have sex or make out; if we haven't had the exclusivity talk within a couple of months I'll start to lose interest and will look elsewhere for someone who's willing to offer exclusivity. By year 2, there should be no questioning that this relationship is "it." I don't know it precisely.I am not typically a multi-dater and if a man is still dating other people after date 5, our personalities don't mesh. I am not typically a multi-dater and if a man is still dating other people after date 5, our personalities don't mesh. I've heard it said that women wait for the right man to marry, while men wait for the right time. Supposedly a woman wants to marry when she meets a man who she wants to be married to.

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BF/GF talk ~6-8th date If slower, I feel there is a problem in the relationship. Other than that, I pretty much let it flow for about a year.

I know some girls (in particular I think the girl I'm now dating) want BF/GF talk before intimacy... If we haven't become exclusive AND had sex by around 2 months (at this point), that's weird.

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Just curious, what timeline is typical in your dating experience (what happens at what date)? If we haven't become exclusive AND had sex by around 2 months (at this point), that's weird. Usually I sit around for a good long while celibate and miserable about it, then after a period of time (from months to years) someone will catch my eye and I'll go for it. After that I'll pretty much let the relationship take its course for a year or so; by the second year I'd expect that the relationship was heading towards commitment.

I'd say, generally, if a guy hasn't kissed me by the 3rd date, that's weird.

Other than that, I pretty much let it flow for about a year. If there was no commitment by the two year mark I'd begin to get restless, and I'd probably have checked out of the relationship within the next six months.

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That is pretty much exactly what my timeline usually is, with one key distinction. That is pretty much exactly what my timeline usually is, with one key distinction.

Around date 4-5 I want to know if we are dating exclusively. Around date 4-5 I want to know if we are dating exclusively.

So you’re past the first date, and you and your match are moving right along into what we at like to call the “getting to like you” phase.