Commitment is the key in a relationship, thats why its a relationship. People commit to stay together and look forward to a future together while dating (mostly) lacks commitment of any sort. The only commitment people may have while theyre dating is to get an ice cream together, after dinner!
What is a commitment in a relationship?
What Is a Committed Relationship? A committed relationship occurs when a couple agrees upon a certain level of commitment to one another. For example, one person might believe in open relationships, and for them, commitment means honesty about sexual partners but not necessarily sexual exclusivity.
How long should you date before making a commitment?
As a rough rule, two months should be a safe amount of time to broach the subject. But every relationship is different, so if it feels right earlier, go for it. If it doesnt feel right at that stage, there are a few steps you can take to build yourself up for the conversation.