| February 12th, 2019

The Ex Tapes: Situationships

By: Journey Associate
The Ex Tapes: Situationships

If you’re tuned in right now then welcome to The Ex Tapes, a Journey Magazine original series about the relationship obstacles of dating in the 21st century. Sexy, informative, and real, these are the lessons of our exes.


Dating in the 21st century can be summed up into one word: the situationship.

When asked what this word means, many different definitions could be applied to it. Meanings can vary from wanting to keep the relationship open, not being ready for the “full” commitment or something as simple as only enjoying certain parts of a relationship with that person. But, it always leads back to two individuals who like each other to a certain extent but one or both not wanting to go through the trouble of labeling their unsaid partnership. Are you realizing that you may being in a situationship? And if so how does one navigate through the sticky world of situationships? Only time and personal judgment can tell.