When everyone assumes your dating someone

The article immediately made all of us here at the Gurl office wonder what dating means to Tay-Tay herself…and actually, what does dating even mean to any of us? After asking anyone who would listen to me, I’ve come to the conclusion that dating means different things to different people.

I don’t want to come across as some relationship-obsessed harpy and I’m sure once we’ve been seeing each other for long enough he’ll come round – we’re in a relationship in all but name anyway.” I slightly want to bang my head against the keyboard now, not least because I’ve said the same thing more than once in the past.

I’m not judging – I can see how easy it is to get into that situation.

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Online dating, and our ability to be in constant contact with everyone we know via text, email or social media make us unwilling to commit to one person, and more likely to want to hedge our bets. In an article I wrote earlier this year about modern dating, I used the example of a man I’d been sleeping with for over a year, who got cross when I referred to him as my boyfriend.

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