What Does It Mean To "Go Official" With Someone

What Does It Mean To “Go Official” With Someone?

From a dating expert’s point of view, “going official” with someone is moving from a situationship to a serious romantic relationship. If the term situationship is falling on your ears for the first time, here is your introduction; it is a relationship that lies somewhere between friends with benefits (FWB)and a real relationship. Most importantly, a situationship lacks commitment and labels (boyfriend, girlfriend, or partner).

What Should You Consider Before Going “Official”?


If your values align, odds are, what you want to start will last. Shared values give a common ground, increasing the chances of establishing a serious relationship.

How You Feel Around Them

If you always feel your best self around your situationship, chances are they can make a great partner if you decide “go official”.

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MS, University of Latvia

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