For some couples, it can be weeks or months before they put any kind of label on it. Maybe you’re in a situation where things started out casual and your feelings crept up on you. Or that window where you clarify that things are now serious somehow came and went, and things just feel awkward. Or maybe you’re just on the cusp and neither one of you wants to blow up the status quo so you both just play it cool.
1. You’ve met his friends. Specifically, he made a point to *bring you along* to meet his friends. This is very different from him messaging you at 1 AM to swing by a party and pick him up, so you meet his friends fleetingly. But if he actually makes plans with you to go out with his friends, and it all feels like a big deal, he’s at least a little into you.