This type of social interaction can cue way too much stress, and introducing that kind of social stress into a casual relationship defeats the purpose of keeping things non-serious. If the ratio is more individual friends than couples (and at least five of them to start with), it's probably a safe bet to bring someone you're only kinda involved with.
Also, if you start showing up with someone to events like these, the people in your life are going to start associating the two of you as a couple, and sometimes other people defining your relationship can have a significant impact on actually defining it. If you're going to start including someone you're sleeping with into more intimate social outings with your close posse, you might as well give them a goddamn drawer.
I needed to do all that dating before I was ready to be part of a Relationship. If you're a serial monogamist and you're trying to keep things chill with a new person, here's exactly how you do it: Open communication is traditionally regarded as super important in any kind of relationship, no matter how serious it is. Sorry, there's no way around it: Your relationship with someone—whether it's a one-night stand or a marriage—will be pretty fucked if you can't get onboard with being as honest as possible. If you're dating one person exclusively, no matter how casual you want to keep things, they can't stay that way. I'm sorry, because I'm sure you want to protest right now, but I stand by this assessment: If you are only dating one person for long enough, no attempts to keep things light and easy, no matter how earnest, will effectively prevent that person from turning into a monogamous paramour.
It offered a bit of breathing space, which, especially for people who tend to move directly from one relationship to another, can be a much-needed, incredibly valuable recovery period. Have a straight-up conversation early on to let the other person know you're not game for things to grow into something more extreme. It will happen, especially if you're already prone to getting couple-y with everyone you date.
Years ago, I had what I considered the ultimate sex friendship. And if I'd had better boundaries back then, we possibly could've maintained the great, casual thing we had going on.
All that dissolved the first time we had a sexless sleepover together. Again, the dude in the above scenario didn't do anything wrong by expressing himself and his needs.
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