And even though my friends and the media, including Ryan Seacrest, have referred to him as my boyfriend. But what type of Non-BF they are can vary in a wide spectrum.Since I was introduced to the term by an old roommate, I’ve called every guy I’ve dated for more than a few dates, my “Non Boyfriend” (Non-BF), partially because I just didn’t know whether it would be ok for me to call them my boyfriend, and also because I am a commitment-phobe and never know whether or not I actually WANT to call someone my boyfriend, even if they are. Because of this, in your dating life span you can have very few BFs and many Non-BFs (helping you keep your “BF number down” much like the recyclables in the “sea” help keep your “sxy number” down).After thinking about our talk, and what I have said, here are four differences between dating and getting married.♦◊♦Dating is a tryout for marriage.Dating offers you the chance to explore and learn before you make the serious commitment of marriage.There are the types of people in the world who are quick to jump into calling someone their boyfriend/girlfriend after a few dates.
Perhaps this has to do with their upbringing, where it’s very normal for boys and girls to play and intermingle together.He’s a single guy that has been dating but is thinking about getting serious and committing.He asked me what was the difference between dating and marriage.It's hardly news that conventional dating norms have gone out the window and, with them, so too have traditional dating labels."Boyfriend" and "girlfriend" seem to share the same fate as the now arcane "going steady." People are still dating -- sure -- but recently, would-be couples less readily refer to one another as "boyfriend" or "girlfriend," opting instead for basic , sans label.