Even if it doesn’t pan out, there was a level of seriousness there that reflected commitment—more so than casual dating ever provides.There’s also the underlying message: love is there.Casual dating is a marvelous way of getting to know all kinds of people, without having to feel tied down to anyone until you’re absolutely ready. That being said, it is important to remember that your dynamic with anyone, regardless of who it is, won’t be as intense or committed as in a serious relationship.
[Read: 16 signs you’re not yet ready for a serious relationship] #2 Odds are, there’s more than one person.
Because you’re not serious with any one person, there are probably 2 people in the picture at any given time.
It could be that one of you has intense feelings, and the other doesn’t.
It could be that one of you wants to commit to a relationship, but the other one isn’t ready, despite having romantic feelings.
The idea of sleeping with every single person that comes and goes isn’t exactly realistic for most people.