Online dating dating multiple people
This might seem like a sort of defense mechanism against getting too involved, but I like to think of it more as a liberation tool—you assume that they're sleeping with other people, they assume that you're doing the same, and all of a sudden the pressure is off this date. And don't, under any circumstances, bring it up yourself. When you're on a date with someone, they deserve your undivided attention.
What do I say to a partner when things are starting to get more serious with that other person?
My friend P (and no, her real name is not just a letter but if you're friends with P, then you're friends with me) put it best.