8 Signs You Can’t Have A Boyfriend Right Now

The world is already full of people telling you shouldn’t, can’t, or aren’t allowed to do something you want to do. Most of those arbitrary rules are just that – completely ridiculous. That said, some of them are actually necessary. When it comes to relationships, there are a few clear signs that point to the fact that you can’t have a boyfriend at the moment, and it’s important to listen to them, even if you don’t really want to. It’s for your own good! Sometimes, you’re not in the right place *emotionally* to be dating someone, and doing it anyway could cause a whole bunch of annoying issues.

Of course, this doesn’t only go for boyfriends – if you’re a girl who dates girls, these signs are for you too. Being in a relationship is about more than just seeing someone you like, hanging out with them, making out with them all the time, and bringing them places. It’s about being in the right place, both physically and emotionally, so that you can have fun and do the right thing. I’m aware that all of that sounds boring. But if you have a niggling feeling that maybe, just maybe, you aren’t ready to get into the dating world right now, then keep reading. Here are some signs you can’t have a boyfriend (or a girlfriend) right now:

Do you feel like you’re ready for a boyfriend? Do you feel differently about your male partners v. female identified ones? Does this actually sound like you or someone you know? Let us know in the comments!

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