Unknowingly, "casual dating" can become exclusive. Communication, spending time together, meeting family/friends, introducing each other as partners, discussing future plans, making commitments
When two people are in an exclusive relationship, they put each other first and want to spend time together. Being together feels normal and fun when you do things together, go on dates, and cuddle.
In a serious friendship, being honest is very important. For the friendship to grow and get stronger, there must be open communication and trust.
You've become a part of each other's lives by meeting each other's friends and family, going to events, hanging out with friends, and doing similar things every day.
When two people are in an exclusive relationship, they are committed to each other and excited about what the future holds.
In an exclusive relationship, you put the happiness of the other person first and work together to make sure you're both happy. You try to understand each other's needs and wants
For a relationship to be exclusive, both people must not be seeing anyone else. You've both promised to be faithful and to only be intimate with each other.
You don't need any outside signs to know you're in an exclusive relationship; you just know it in your mind. You're committed to each other and know that you're not going out with anyone else