It's easy to be someone's boyfriend; we've had boyfriends and girlfriends since middle school.But a partner is a fresh love phase into adulthood.Many times, this confusion doesn't stem from “what are we? ”True, the terms “boyfriend” and “girlfriend” are age-old and synonymous with a committed relationship.
Here are some reasons why the partner is the upgraded boyfriend: While it may be hard for some guys to even become someone's boyfriend, the partner label takes that initiative a step further.
If he's the romantic type, he'll tell you he's constantly thinking about you.
Bottom line: a partner can and will deal with distance in such a way that you won't feel a growing distance (despite geography).
At the same time, not everyone we date in our mid-20s is our “soulmate,” and many of us still have our fair share of rebound relationships, one-night stands and other non-serious affairs.
But in general, the mid-to-late 20s shows a dating shift: We're closer to finding “the one,” and anyone we take seriously will, for lack of a better word, be taken seriously.