By Meghann Novinskie and Kim Rosenberg
There is a stigma about summer flings that forces us to shut down the thought of turning Ms. Summer into Ms. Long Term Partner. The summer fling–it’s hot, it’s thrilling, and it’s inevitable. It’s also free of drama, hassles, and commitment.
No more cozying up by the fireplace or snuggling under covers together with your partner. Now that warm weather is right around the corner, it’s time to shed the blankets and layers of clothing, and start thinking about what new and exciting memories you can make together.
Many would agree that online social networks, smartphone apps, matchmakers, meetups, and setups have made it easier to get a first date. But when you’re ready for a relationship, going on first date after first date can be exasperating.
Relationships can be tricky. One minute you’re all in and calling 1-800-GO-UHAUL, and the next, you’re considering reactivating your online dating account. It happens to the best of us, so don’t be ashamed. Here are six reality checkpoints that your relationship is really over...