How Ready Are You to DTR?

By: Haiden Steingass

How Ready Are You to DTR?
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About This Quiz

The start of a relationship is always the most exciting part. Fiery romances and butterflies are the best, but how do you know if you are ready to take the next step? Committing to a relationship is a serious thing for everyone involved. You are signing up to meet the family, spend tons of your free time with their friends and do the things they love to do, even if you hate them. But if it's right, those "chores" feel like blessings when you get to spend all your time with that girl or guy you're falling for. 

But there's more to consider than the initial rainbows and butterflies. From cooking for them to spending all your extra cash on gifts for them, it is hard work making someone else happy. There will be fights and disagreements about major life decisions. There will be stress and communication problems that seem impossible to work through. All of the sudden, that perfect boyfriend or girlfriend doesn't seem so perfect anymore, and you begin to wonder if they were right for you all along. However, when it's worth it, being in a relationship is one of the most rewarding, life-changing parts of life. So let's figure this out together, shall we? How ready are you to DTR? 

Have you gone on a real date with this person?
Yes, more times than I can count.
A few times, and they all went really well.
Yes, but I'm not sure they're the right one yet.
No, I've just been crushing on them.

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Have you met the person's friends?
All of them, and I love them!
Yes, a few of them
Does their roommate count?
Not a single one

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Have you met their family yet?
Yes! I feel like I'm part of the family already.
Yes, some of them. They were really nice.
No, but we've talked about it happening soon.
Not yet

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Has this person met your family?
Of course. I'd never DTR with someone before they meet my family.
Yes, once or twice. It went well.
Not yet, but I've been wanting to introduce them.
Nope. I have some concerns about them meeting.

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Have you been to a concert or sporting event together?
Yes! It was so fun. We're already planning the next outing.
We went to one together, and it was a blast.
We've talked about an upcoming event and have even looked at tickets, but nothing is set in stone.
No, we don't really have the same interests.

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Do you two text every single morning?
I wake up to a text from them each day.
Most days unless one of us is really busy
Not always, but if we're awake at the same time I'll send one.
Usually we don't text until later in the day.

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Have you pet or house sat for this person?
Yes! I'm always there anyway, so it wasn't much different.
One time I did, for a couple of days.
I haven't, but they haven't really needed me to.
No, I'm not sure I would even want to.

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Have you left a toothbrush at their place?
I did a while back.
Yes, it makes things convenient now.
I've thought about it.
No. One night of gross breath won't kill anyone.

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Do you share clothes with each other?
I wear their​ sweatshirts ALL the time.
I have a few of their shirts.
We have, but I always feel obligated to give the stuff back.
Never

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Have you cooked them dinner?
We cook together all the time!
Yes, a few times.
We only go out to dinner.
No. That's too intimate.

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Have you binge-watched a Netflix series together?
More than one
Once!
Not yet, but we both have our eye out on one series.
No. I don't think we like the same stuff.

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Do you talk about the future?
Quite frequently
Sometimes. We want the same things.
Not a whole lot, but maybe once or twice.
Never. The future is too far away.

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Do you know if they want children someday?
Yes, we're on the same page about that!
We've talked about it.
They've mentioned it in passing.
I have no clue.

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Does this person already have children?
Yes, and I love them to death!
No, but I'm glad they don't.
Yes, but I'm unsure how I feel about it.
No. Thank goodness.

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Have you talked about getting married someday? Not necessarily to each other, but just as a subject of conversation.
Yes. I think they might be the one!
Yep, and we both want the same things out of life!
Not really. Maybe in passing.
Never

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Do you know their favorite food?
Of course
I think so.
I can't remember. I could probably guess.
No clue

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Have you ever seen this person cry?
Yes. It was endearing.
Once
Not yet, but I don't think they're emotional.
No, and I don't really care to.

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Have you told your friends about the person you've been talking to?
I told them as soon as we met!
Yes, they know what's going on.
I've mentioned this person to them.
Maybe once

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Would you want your future children to be like this person?
I would love that.
Yes, I think they'd be a great parent.
I guess so.
I don't think I'd want a kid like that.

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Are you attracted to them?
I want to jump their bones everytime I see them.
Of course
Yes, but looks aren't everything.
They're OK-looking.

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Do you compare this person to your exes?
No,​ because all I can think about is this person.
Occasionally, but they're so much better than any ex I've had.
It's normal isn't it?
All the time. I kind of miss my ex.

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Do you know how this person handles stress?
Yes, but I'm good at calming them down.
I've seen them stressed a couple of times.
Once
We haven't spent enough time together to see each other stressed.

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Do you ever get annoyed with them?
Nope. I'm convinced they're perfect!
It can happen, but I always look past it.
Yeah, but I get annoyed with everyone.
More times than I can count

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Do you have similar interests?
Tons of them!
We have some, but we support each others' hobbies and interests.
A few
None at all. Opposites attract sometimes, don't they?

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Were your childhoods similar?
It's kind of freaky how similar they were.
In a lot of ways, yes.
In some ways, but I can appreciate a different perspective on things.
Not at all

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Have you hooked up with this person?
Of course
No. That's not really my style so early on in a relationship.
Yes, but I kind of wish we would have waited longer.
Yes, but I've done better.

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Do you daydream about them?
All the time. I can't stop thinking about them.
Yes. I think that's a good sign, though, right?
Sometimes!
Not very much

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Are you texting and flirting with anyone else?
Of course not. I'd feel so guilty, and I have no desire to.
No. I kind of forgot about everyone else.
Sometimes, but this person is my main love interest.
Yes. I'm just a flirty person.

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Does your best friend approve?
My BFF adores them!
Yes, they get along pretty well.
I think so.
They've shown some concerns.

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If this was the last person you ever dated, would you be OK with that?
Yes, I'd be heartbroken if we didn't work out.
They're a great person, so I'd be happy with that.
Being with them forever? Maybe, but there's no way of knowing just yet.
Heck no. I can't commit to something like that.

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