They've Had Long-Term Relationships In The Past Andrew Zaeh for Bustle If your new love interest seems like they might be interested in something long-term, you very well may be right — especially if they have a history of commitment. I regret that I wasn't honest with myself so I tried to reconnect with him and he immediately accepted. He says he cares about me. We have been together a year.
Makes sense especially if his heart was broken in that relationship by being cheated on because he seems to want to keep you within his eyesight most of the time. Keep in mind that women are often more emotionally older than men. We were play-acting a more grown-up relationship that neither of us had earned. It's a good sign if the guy that we just started hanging out with doesn't mention his ex all the time Here's how you can distinguish between dating exclusively and being in a relationship, because seriously, what the hell are we anyway?