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I recently had two of my friends get into an argument about their relationship. They had been going out for I think 3 months or so at that point. The problem was one of the partners was still seeing other people whereas the other had stopped. One of them asked me directly where you draw the "exclusive" line, if at all, if you haven't talked about it formally. An interesting conundrum to me because I never thought about it.
Relationships are not always cut and dry where two people like each other and then live happily ever after. People want different things, I understand that. But, in this instance, should the friend who continued seeing other people had stopped at a certain point by default, or should the one who wanted it to be exclusive have said something?