You BOTH haven't said I love you (do you prefer him to initiate) or initiating meeting parents. You haven't stated anything about his past relationships, but I would assume that he might think 5 months isn't too much of a long time. He sounds like he's managing their (and your) expectations by keeping you out of their line of site. Regarding the cons: to my understanding you're on the same page as him. expressed interest in my hobbies and being involved with them. Lots of diffrerent people are used to different speeds. expressed interest in my hobbies and being involved with them. He doesn't want to incorporate you in a life together It could very well be because he's keeping his parents out of his business because he's sick of listening to them harp on when he's going to settle down and create grandchildren for them.(If you don’t have a dog, give yourself a free 5 points, unless he is a dog hater; in that case, give yourself zero points.)Rank your feelings about your guy during in-between-date time on a scale of 1 to 5: 5 = You are chomping at the bit to see him again, and conversations in between are positive; 1 = You avoid his calls. Zero = There have been no friend introductions; 2 = You’ve met a few of each other’s friends (roommates don’t count! (Give yourself a bonus point if you’ve met each other’s family members but not if one or both of you live at home).
Think about who you are in this relationship vs who you are outside of it. Is this relationship helping to make you a better you?
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Many guys when leading up the the I love you's will throw the word around to "warm up". It's still pretty early to get parents involved and to talk about distant future. For warming up to ILY, he has said things like "all I want to do is make you happy", " I really like you", "I want you"....
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expressed interest in my hobbies and being involved with them. You are overthinking it - gauging from the list of pros - you've got a great BF! My main red flags are the fact that he avoids talk on the distant future, meeting the families, and the lack of a verbal "I love you" Am I expecting too much or does this seem on track? My main red flags are the fact that he avoids talk on the distant future, meeting the families, and the lack of a verbal "I love you" You're expecting more than he's willing to deliver and it's not on track for anything but to go nowhere really fast.
My main red flags are the fact that he avoids talk on the distant future, meeting the families, and the lack of a verbal "I love you" Am I expecting too much or does this seem on track?While you don’t need to date your carbon copy, having some commonalities is key for longevity.n a scale of 1 to 5: 5 = Your dog is your man’s BFF; 1 = The scent your man leaves behind sends your dog into a howl-fest.” or “I’ll have pepperoni on my half,” your relationship potential is not good.In the initial months, you’re most likely to show interest both physically and emotionally, so with this question, evaluate what you have uncovered about your guy.While opposites certainly can attract, you want some similarities for the long haul — particularly in the values department.