You should determine whether the person that you are in this relationship with is also looking for the same kind of relationship that you are.
Never just assume that a person that you meet through online dating is looking for the same kind of relationship that you are, simply because they stated that in their online dating profile.
People aren’t always honest about what they are looking for on their online dating profile.
You will have a better chance that this relationship will turn into something serious if this person shares the same desire for a serious relationship that you do.
A person will often show you that they want a serious relationship when they are consistent with going out on dates with you.
On those dates, they will often show a strong desire to savor those moments with you.
You may even notice that this person becomes more and more inventive with the dates that they go on with you.
The dates become more elaborate.
They plan these dates out days or weeks in advance.
This is how they demonstrate a keen interest in wanting to have all kinds of unique experiences with you on these dates.
As long as you have been receptive to these dates and open to having fun, this person would feel really good about their interaction with you.
As a result, they would strongly consider you as someone that they could get into a serious relationship with.
A person will show that they want a serious relationship when they are consistent in communicating with you.
They initiate contact on a regular basis.
They continue to ask you substantive questions about yourself in these conversations.
They reveal more and more personal information about themselves to you in the hopes that they can give you a deeper understanding of the type of person that they are.
They will often respond to your messages promptly.
You won’t be waiting for several days for them to respond to a simple message.
They will often be prompt with their messages because they want the interaction to have a fluid consistency to it.
In essence, they don’t want to lose a beat.
This is often how you know that a person is actually serious about you and would want a serious relationship with you.
Your relationship will have a chance to turn into something serious with this person that you met through online dating if a number of factors are met.
Let’s go over them again.
For one, the person started online dating with the intent of finding a serious relationship.
This lets you know that their mindset was in the right place from the very start of their correspondence with you.
They knew what they wanted and thereby they looked at everyone that they got into sustained correspondences with as viable options for a serious relationship.
Secondly, they have exhibited a strong willingness to go out on dates and have kept those dates varied.
Thirdly, they have maintained a consistent level of open communication with you whereby they have continuously initiated contact, promptly responded to your messages, asked substantive questions of you and been more revealing about themselves.
If you have experienced all of this with this person, there is a very good chance that this relationship will turn into something serious.