7 Month Relationship In The 30s: Are You On The Right Track?

If you are wondering what a 7 month relationship should look like, especially if you are above 30 and you date to marry, you have come to the right place because I believe you do not want to waste a lot of time wondering if you are with the right person doing the right thing at the right time.

I’m sure you’re wondering if everything that is supposed to happen in a 7 month relationship is happening in your relationship already – and you are trying to gauge whether your relationship is sinking or it is headed in the right direction. 

Let’s look into some of the pivotal events that should take place in a 7 month relationship.

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If you’re feeling that the relationship is moving fast but feels right, you have arrived at the point where you will know if it is going to work out or if you are headed towards breaking up in a 7 month relationship.

In my last relationship, during the seventh month, I knew that we were incompatible and there were a lot of issues cropping up already because I was too young at that point in time to gauge compatibility before we even jumped into the relationship.

There were too many issues that I thought I could not handle and by the seventh-month mark, I knew that we would split if these differences were not addressed properly. Needless to say, after a few months, we actually ended the relationship because it was definitely not moving in the right direction.

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What Happens in A 7 Month Relationship?

What happens in a 7 month relationship? If it has been seven months you both together as a couple, you would have spent close to probably 100 dates together. Think about it, if you meet once a week minimum and you spend almost every day talking to each other, also doing virtual dates, you might have crossed the hundredth-date mark by now.

You would have had your first argument, probably even a mini breakup where you think that this is not going to work out. And then, you have reconciled. You have found ways to address arguments healthily. 

You have identified your partner’s likes and dislikes, habits, and probably could guess what he’s doing at this point – because you are in each other’s lives and you know their schedule in and out.

You have met their family members and friends. You are no longer wondering if your partner is stringing you along and if there is love intention.

You know if your partner wants to get married and have kids, what kind of lifestyle they want to have and life goals in general.

How To Know If You Are On The Right Track?

So, I’m sure that you want to know some of the healthy hallmarks of a relationship that has surpassed the seventh month.

  1. You’ve Met His Family And Friends

If you still have not met your partner’s family and friends by now, it is a red flag because this person might be a married person and he might be having discreet dates with you. 

A person that is dating you for seven months should be able to come clean about his family and friends because eventually, you will be getting to know them and a person’s family and friends do matter a lot when it comes to relationships.

  1. You’ve Had Arguments

I’m very sure that by the end of the sixth month of being together, you might have had a lot of arguments with your partner. You would have discussed crucial things like life goals and you would have also discovered shocking things about your partner that were not revealed earlier on when the both of you were nearly dating. Well, think about the toilet seats being up or down arguments and habits like taking the trash out, all these would have come to the surface and you would have known your partner a little more deeply.

You may also have made some adjustments and let go of some of your preferences to meet in the middle because you want to make this relationship work.

  1. You Might Have Moved In To Live Together

For some people, getting to know each other for six months is good enough to understand each other and decide to live together. This is crucial to understand each other’s habits and foster a deep connection between couples.

Even if you have not moved in together, you might have spent quite a bit of time going on vacations or probably just visiting family and friends.

  1. You See A Future Together

A 7 month relationship should be able to tell you if you could see a future together. You should have started to talk about integrating lives together and plan to move the relationship forward in the coming years. Talks about engagements or weddings should be made by now. This is especially true if you are dating above 30 and you want to settle down with someone soon.

  1. It Gets Easier To Integrate Into Each Other’s Lives

This is a crucial part of a 7 month relationship because if it is not easy to integrate into each other’s lives by now, it is indicating a huge mismatch in terms of compatibility. Although you have been single for a long time, by now you should have been comfortable with your partner being present in your life.

You can talk to him about your schedule and it is not going to be awkward to talk to him about your deepest insecurities and let him see you with a bedhead in the morning.

How To Know If My Relationship Is Failing?

  1.  You Are Seeing Red Flags That You Missed Earlier

So how do you identify if your relationship is failing? If you are seeing red flags that you missed earlier or probably ignored earlier, it is a sign that something is not right and something that is bothering you. 

Probably come out in the first few months of your relationship you think that you could tolerate the red flags but your anxiety is becoming louder and louder.

  1.  You Are Not Talking About Future

If there is no talk about the future, and you don’t even know if your partner wants to get married, and if he’s not talking about it, it might be a red flag indicating that you are headed in the wrong direction.

  1.  You Feel Restless

If you landed on my blog post feeling restless and wondering if you are headed in the right direction in your relationship, chances are your gut feelings already tell you the answer.

Usually, you would be wondering if your boyfriend is stringing you along and if you have a future with him. If he is asking for more time to commit to you for a long-term relationship, you might want to re-evaluate the relationship to see if it is meeting your needs.

  1.  You Are Having Unhealthy Arguments

If you are in a relationship with a narcissist, you might be having a lot of unhealthy arguments. You cannot be yourself around this person and it feels like walking on an eggshell because you want to make sure that you are not hurting them when you are expressing your opinions. 

When you argue, if you find that the same issues crop up again and again, this is an indication that the relationship is going to fail.

  1.  You Don’t Want To Save The Relationship

Finally, by the end of a 7 month relationship, if you feel that you do not want to save your relationship, it is a sign that you’re having burnout and you do not care about this relationship anymore and probably just want to be out of it as soon as possible.

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FAQs

What stage is 7 months in a relationship?

A honeymoon period in a relationship lasts up to a year this means that a 7 month relationship is in the honeymoon phase. This is when most things would be very rosy and lovely for most couples because the joy of a new relationship is still very fresh and a couple would be soaking in the joy of it.

Is 7 months a long relationship?

7 months can be a long relationship for someone who has never been in a relationship before because they have not experienced what a relationship feels like. However, if you were to ask someone who has been in multiple relationships before, and they have failed miserably in them, seven months in a relationship may not feel very long for them. This is because they want more time to decide if it’s the right person for them.

What is the 7 month rule?

The seven month rule is actually a guideline to make sure that couples enjoy quality time together. It will help you to strengthen the bond that you have with your partner whereby the 7-7-7 rule says that you should reflect on your relationship every seven days, seven weeks, and also seven months.

What is the hardest month in a relationship?

The hardest month in a relationship is usually the sixth month in a relationship because this is when you would have known your partner well enough and probably would have seen his flaws that now you are reconsidering this relationship and wondering if this person is the right one for you.

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