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Old 03-26-2011, 09:26 PM
Tonberry Tonberry is offline
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Originally Posted by MonoVCPHG View Post
The only thing I don't like about the term ERI is that it doesn't indicate a sense of longetivity. For some a relationship can be established in one night of sex...of course it may only last that long LOL
Well, I think of something established as something that you can't do over-night... Among the definitions online I found "established - settled securely and unconditionally" and I think that fits very well.
I think to be secured, a relationship needs some time in most cases... And if a relationship becomes established earlier, I would still count it as ERI.
After all it's about the kind of relationship and not the time. There isn't a magic amount of time when you shift from one to the other... Even NRE can keep lasting for a while even though the relationship isn't "new" anymore...
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