Casual dating vs a relationship
Text messages that are short and don’t contain follow up questions are the absolute worst and make it feel like you’re having a one-sided conversation.
While it might just be that texting is not their thing, it might be a sign that they’re treating this as more of a casual fling.
The article summarizes some interesting findings from three academic papers that take an in depth look at the largely vague subject of FWB and provides a fairly decent description of what it entails: “FWBs alleviate many of the risks inherent in more casual hookups, such as ending up with a bad/inattentive/inadequate lover, a crazy person, or slutty reputation.
But FWBs are not quite romantic either – they lack the explicit commitment to being a couple and building a future together, and also the expectation of sexual monogamy inherent in most serious relationships.
No matter where or when they've happened (or with whom), flings have taught us some of our most crucial life lessons.Someone who wants to introduce you to their friends right away is obviously taking things seriously.