Dear Gems from Jen,
Quick question for you… so I’ve been dating this girl now for about 4 months, and I really really like her.  We’re pretty serious about things, but I’m ready to put a ‘label’ on our relationship (boyfriend/girlfriend).  How should I do this?


Dear Abe,

This might sound cliché, but honesty is the best policy here. Have a candid conversation with this woman and tell her how you are feeling. Putting a label on a relationship after 4 months of dating someone seems as if it is a normal progression. Unless you tell her how you are feeling she will not know. Be authentic and take the risk. It sounds to me as if you are off to a great start with this woman! I would love to hear how your relationship progresses, keep me posted.


Gems from Jen