Does he support you in other ways? Does he share the things that happen to him in his every day life with you and you with him? The other interesting and contributing factor could be his relationship history.
Does he have a string of broken hearts and short-term relationships behind him? I did not meet the family of one of my partners now ex for some time and I thought that that was a reflection of how he felt about me.
"Casual dating for 2 years," it turned out that it was more of a reflection of what his family thought of him. The whole point of being Casual dating for 2 years a relationship is to eventually work towards a state of permanence. We are designed for committed, stable, meaningful relationships that are going somewhere. In truth, things need to end. We both know it. And soon it will need to end. After 2 years, you should have met the parents and feature in future plans.
Hell, you should've met the parents after a couple of months! Two years is plenty of time for all the usual things of a medium-term relationship to have happened, which includes talk about the future marriage, kids etc and meeting the parents.
Blessings to you, my friend. I pray that you will have the strength and courage and kindness to yourself to do what needs to be done. There are plenty of other guys who will be prepared to love you and commit to you and not treat you like an embarrassment. Can I ask you something? How do you feel about the relationship you are in? Do you feel valued as a person? Is the way you feel about him reciprocated? Is it a loving relationship you are in?
I think the answer lies already in the fact that you asked the question in the first place. It is for the simple reason that you deserve happiness and a relationship of equals.
You deserve Casual dating for 2 years stable, mature, loving relationship that is an actual addition to a wonderful life that you already have. You should feel fulfilled and generally content with the relationship you have. Yes, each relationship has its ups and downs but there should be mostly positive and fulfilling vibes emanating from Casual dating for 2 years both parties from the relationship.
You must already feel this way on some level, judging from the fact you posed the question you did. I know that this is one of the worst feelings in the world actually. You deserve to be seen and valued for all the splendor that is YOU, and not stowed away. If a guy wants to be with you, what he should be feeling is pride and love. He should want to flaunt you in front of his friends, family and other acquiantances.
What this guy is doing is nothing more than reaping the benefits of being with you which are - as far as I am able to judge - selfish. And this is not to even touch upon the fact he is not mentioning you in his future.
These are all red flags. If he cared about you just as much as you care about him, would be different. You would not feel this left out. You would not be wondering: Bottom line is that he is not serious about you and more than enough time has gone by for him to show you otherwise. If you value yourself and your "Casual dating for 2 years" happiness, you will do what is best for you and what makes you happy in the long run.
Ending things might be difficult and painful at first Hooray to Heartbreak! And that will be so much worse in the long run for on top of everything you will have wasted the opportunity with somebody else who is good for you. You will miss the good guys because of this dead-end situtation.
You deserve so much better. And you will be so much happier if you do come across somebody who is worth it, and as far as I can judge: He is not that guy.
No matter how much he might say he cares, or how good a kisser he is or how good he is in bed. He had his time.
Now take your time and your life back. Go find the person who is worthy of you instead. Let this guy go.
You will be thankful for it in the future. Try fast-forwarding into the future. Take past behavior as an indicator for future behavior, as that is usually quite reliable if we can believe Dr Phil, and yes we can. Actually, I dated a guy for just a couple of months and was able to fast-forward perfectly because of past red flags. Especially if somebody displays consistent behavior, fast-forwarding Casual dating for 2 years not difficult at all.
Imagine what your life will be like if you stay with this guy. Fast forward a month first, then a couple of months, then a year. Examine yourself in this hypothetical future. Imagine whether this is really the life you want to give yourself. If you know better: Not for anybody else than for yourself. You are worth it. I hope you make the best possible choice and hope you may find happiness and peace and stability.
In 10 months of dating one guy, and not meeting his family, I eventually, realized that it was a dead end relationship. He had no intention of introducing me to his family. And, you are going to love this, but I met his mother, at her funeral. So I thought at that point, that I would be introduced to family members.