But, what may feel right to you, may not be true of the other person you are involved with. Your relationship should be moving forward, bonds getting deeper, mutual investment from each partner, things as simple as them thinking about you on your lunch hour and surprising you, or leaving their tooth brush at your place. Some factors to consider, are recent divorce or separation, children, trauma or abuse from prior relationship saddiction related problems, sexual identity considerations, etc. You should both desire to deepen your bonds of intimacy in all layers, not just the physical, the spiritual, emotional and mental realms as well. Value yourself to ask what you want. Compatibility means are shared affection for each other born out of transparency and authenticity.
Then communication is essential to avoid assumption, misinterpretations and expectations.
Move from Casual to Committed by Saying This to Him
But it will be your choice and on your terms. If marriage is not important to you and the relationship is great the way it is, then of course continue it and be happy! It would be my hope that after the grief a better match would come along for you! Deep down I knew his love for me was there, but I just had to hear him say it to move on to the next level. Maybe your time limit is longer than six months.