3 Signs You’re In A ‘Situationship’

Situationship (n.): dynamics that are based on sexual compatibility, habit, and fear of loneliness – far from what a true, loving relationship is all about. -X.D.

It seems that people can’t stay out of situationships these days. Coming from experience, situationships are so promising in the beginning. You’ve finally found someone to fulfill your needs with supposedly no strings attached. And suddenly it crashes and burns because you or the other person couldn’t keep your mouth shut and enjoy the ride. Sound familiar?   Here are the three main signs that you’re in a situationship.

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1. Admit it. You’re involved with this person because you’re lonely.

You’ve been single for God knows how long. You got tired of sleeping alone and consistent sex with someone you kind of know, kind of are attracted to, kind of like is better than hugging a body pillow and masturbating.

2. There is no title.

“What are we?” The question you’ll ask in some form after the third sexual encounter between you and your “lover.” Both of you have been enjoying the ride free of relationship related boundaries, claiming that you’re not ready to be in a relationship. Yet you or the other person will eventually develop deeper feelings and pop that magical question that ruins everything.

3. All you do is text.

98% of your conversations with them are through texts. After all, they’re only here for your convenience. Not to mention a scratching post for your loneliness.

Been there done that. I know being single can be a pain in the ass, especially on rainy nights. But it’s way better than essentially using someone. So if you’re in a situationship, exit stage left before you get your feelings hurt. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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