While relationships are based on mutual agreement and trust, dating isnt the same. Some people like to exclusively date each other while others like to date other people and dont want to be committed to just one person.
How long does a relationship have to be to be considered a relationship?
After about seven months together, couples have a general idea of how each other work and may have already said, I love you. Think about it this way: Someone who has only dated around and hasnt been in a committed relationship before may absolutely consider seven months to be a long-term relationship.
How do u know if a guy is serious about U?
If he is serious about you, he wont only introduce you to his family and friends but he will also try to get to know your people as well. It is usually a guy with the wrong intentions who shies away from his girlfriends friends. If hes generally shy he might find it uncomfortable being around your friends.