THE OFFICIAL GUIDE TO GOING OFFICIAL
Girls' Life magazine|April/May 2020
First there were the all-weekend texting marathons (your fingers are still aching).
KELSEY HAYWOOD LUCAS AND KIM USLIN

Then, your walks together between classes turned into sweet strolls home after studying. And soon— finally!—you started dating. And then you DTR’d, so you’re officially a thing. Congrats! But…now what? Should you hold hands in the halls? Does dinner and a movie with the new S.O. replace your standing Friday night plans with your sister? Do you have to meet the parents? Shudder. Don’t freak out. Whether this is your first boyfriend/girlfriend or your fifth, we’ve got the ultimate guide to making the flirtationship-to-relationship transition super smooth.

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