“are, or not are,” could be the matter, but there’s an absolute third optionÂ in the case of associations: “to type of become.”
The almost-relationship are (however) totes normal nowadays. I have put providing per year (er, possibly two) in half-relationships that have been approximately a hookup and a romantic, really serious partnership.
a result of guys I elect to spend some time with (probably in addition thanks to my personal fear of closeness). Individuals I expended much too extended with after in fact told me, “it absolutely was just great to pretend to stay in a lasting romance awhile” to the end of all of our opportunity actually (terribly) put in.