And moving forward
So, you’ve been dating someone for a while and have been following butch dating etiquette best practices. And you like them. And then you really like them. And then you really really like them. And then you love them. And then you really are totally in love with them.
Don’t slack on your butch etiquette just because you’ve got something safe and secure. Remember, you LOVE doing this! Do not get complacent. Think about how incredibly lucky you are that s/he picked you – don’t forget to never make her/him think s/he made a poor choice.