Monthly Archives: October 2014

A.07: Using the Terms ‘Boyfriend’ and ‘Girlfriend’

I love this! It explains exactly how I feel about the gf/bf title… Doing some research for my book!

A Method for Dating

Let’s say that this (or any other) dating method actually works so well that you’re able to go on more than one date with the same person.

What should you call the person you are in a relationship with?

“This is my girlfriend, Suzy.”

“Um, this is, uh, the person I’m seeing, Chris.”

“Well, this is my . . . um . . . This is Christy. We’ve been hanging out quite a bit lately.”

As silly as it may seem, this is actually a fairly significant issue for any dating relationship that makes it past the first DTR. For some, the term ‘boyfriend’ or ‘girlfriend’ is a very important and significant benchmark in a dating relationship. For others, though, it’s actually a term that some men and women prefer to avoid.

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