According to relationship and etiquette expert April Masini, the best way to handle this situation is to simply introduce the person youre dating by their first name. “For some people, thats enough,” she tells Elite Daily. “Others may then ask, How did you meet?
What do you call the person youre dating?
4. Terra, 26. The words I use most are sweetie (for someone Im sweet on, dating regularly), partner for more serious/integrated relationships, and lover or friend/lover for friends and lovers.
When to introduce someone youre dating to your friends?
Breaking the ice and introducing a love interest to friends and family is never easy, but here is some advice on how, when and where to do it. Meet the friends, first. Sussman suggests introducing your partner to your friends before your family, but says you should wait at least three months before doing it.