Remember that actions speak louder than words. Expecting a man to change is like expecting politicians to speak the truth.
Take things, as they are, a mess that will not change unless you do. Women can take action as well. This is an unrealistic expectation that can lead to a toxic future. You on the other hand might be willing to bend over every now and then.
He has his priorities and maybe you can hop along and maybe you can't. Either way you have your own life, which is independent to his. You have this fear inside of you about approaching any subject that might make him feel pressured about the future of your relationship or about moving forward. But if you two can't have a normal conversation about it like grown ups, then it means he's a child who is not worth your time.
You simply find yourself lost as to where exactly your relationship going. Completely lost as to what you can call your relationship.
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Are there signs dating someone is going nowhere? If your partner is interested in you, he or she will make every effort possible to talk to you. If your partner expects you to be someone you are not, take a step back. They will slowly reveal themselves. Developing a committed relationship takes time, energy and an underlying desire for greater connection.
If your man or woman has no desire to focus on you, it may be time to leave. If your man or woman is not making efforts to make your relationship work, there is no future for what you have. Effort means planning ahead; a trip together, a weekend away or any other special event for the two of you.
When your partner acts single in public or refuses to be seen with you in public, this is a sign your relationship is dead. When you have done that, you are in.