to have a continuing emotional and intimate relationship with another without getting in a full on commitment together. the parties happen formerly in a relationship together. the mental attachment within commitment is excellent, significant, and may also even be love, but may not be announced openly. the parties contemplate each other much, and could communicate frequently. this is all in hopes getting back together in the future.feelings will include the need to; hold, see, talk, kiss, look profoundly into each others eyes, caress human anatomy, run fingers through hair, drift off, cuddle, give each other, love.