If you're currently in a relationship and want to take it to the next level, then the holidays are a big deal. You're meeting each others' families, introducing him to your coworkers, and spending a lot of time together in general. It's a great time to really figure out if he's "the one" because he'll be coming in close contact with everyone who matters and delving deeper into all the nooks and crannies of your life than ever before. If he does these five things, then you might just be ready to discuss the "M" word.
He can't stop praising you.
Whether it's bringing up the lifestyle change you've stuck to over the past few months and how proud he is of you, or gushing about the recent promotion you got at work, if he glows with happiness whenever he's talking about you to your family and friends, then he's definitely a keeper.
He comforts you through your family drama and defends you politely if you need it.
He knows how incredibly comfortable this makes you, so he does his best to stay out of the way and comfort you if you need it. If the drama unfortunately concerns you, then he isn't afraid to speak up respectfully on your behalf which is a great sign for the future.
He gets lost in conversation with your loved ones during holiday dinner.
He's interested in getting to know your family and friends and share with them. What's better than that?
He never lets you forget how he feels by showing his affection.
Whether it's a quick kiss before heading into dinner or holding your hand under the table, he never lets you forget how he feels which makes you feel amazing.
He brings your family a gift.
This is simply icing on the cake, but it demonstrates his love and admiration for those who matter to you.