In the last section they were flirting and starting to become a couple.
In this section they are a couple. They are thinking seriously about where the relationship is going. Each of them many be thinking different things.
- a relationship is good, this is all I want at the present time
- whatever the person is getting : sex, love, romance, a feeling of being in a relationship, that is enough for now. Let’s not think about the future.
- we need to move on to something more. Move on to marriage, move on to sex, move on to finding out more about the other person