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Not exclusive yet dating

"Explain what kind of relationship you want and why, defining what commitment means for you without giving an ultimatum." If he isn't open to a discussion, let him mull it over for a couple weeks.

Even if you're anxiously awaiting his call, you shouldn't be available every time he wants to see you.

"You want to create something worth investing in and make him realize your value," Trespicio says.

As a bonus, the dates he comes up with will give you some insight into how he feels.

"If he suggests seeing the Georgia O'Keefe exhibit because he remembers you like her art, that's a sure sign of romance," Trespicio says.

"The most appealing thing to a man is a woman who has her own autonomy and strength," Kelman says.

The more he sees that you have a fantastic life of your own, the more likely he'll want to jump in and be a part of it.

Check out a craft beer festival, see a local band at some hole-in-the-wall, or challenge him to a mountain bike race.

A new adventure can fortify your relationship since it gives you shared memories to reminiscence about later, and that stronger bond will increase the likelihood he'll want to keep seeing you, exclusively.

"You want to be the fast-moving car that he wants to jump into, not the one sitting in the parking lot, waiting around," Trespicio says.

Keep up your long runs on the weekends even if he wants to hang out, and don't expect (or nag) him to skip his weekly basketball games in favor of seeing you.

It's great—except that you have no idea where things stand.