Commitment can be a very scary thing for many young people, myself included.
I am now at a stage in my life where I can be very committed, but I wasn't this way just a year or two ago. I was a commitment-phobe who dated a lot of women with no intention of ever settling down.
Whether you want to get married some day or you're not quite ready to take that leap, you need to know how he feels, and dropping subtle hints won't usually work.
After five years of dating, I told my boyfriend that if he didn’t propose by Christmas, we were over.
At the time, I considered this less a threat and more a way to expedite the inevitable—marriage, family, an otherwise perfect union.
You can ask any woman who's dated a guy with commitment issues; it can be a roller coaster, and that can be good or bad thing, depending on if you enjoy roller coasters.
A woman who is dating a guy with commitment issues is often left confused, wondering where she stands with him.