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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.Anyone can see that the costs are often high — crushing breakups, sexual sin, shocking betrayal, sudden rejection, devastating heartbreak — the pain of love that never walked the aisle.
I had my first “girlfriend” in the sixth grade, my first kiss that summer (different girl), and then a new girlfriend almost every year through high school.in essence, she is his girlfriend in everything but name.And that's okay because, contrary to those bemoaning the supposed death of monogamy, it's clearly not the monogamy that freaks him out, but rather, monogamy's prescribed terminology.The fallout (or perhaps, benefit) from this aversion to labels remains to be seen. Your answer probably hangs on why you think you (or anyone else) should date in the first place.