Cupid's Pulse Article: New Celebrity Couple: Ben Affleck is Dating Katie CherryCupid's Pulse Article: New Celebrity Couple: Ben Affleck is Dating Katie Cherry

By Ahjané Forbes

In celebrity news, Ben Affleck found love with musician Katie Curry. According to, the new celebrity couple met on a dating app called “Raya.” Affleck, who recently went through a celebrity divorce from Jennifer Garner, has reportedly been seen with Curry at several events. A Hollywood Halloween party on October 26th was the last event at which they were spotted.

There’s a new celebrity couple to follow! What are some ways to know your new relationship has staying power?

Cupid’s Advice: 

Dating is the trial period of a relationship. You’re in the process of getting to know each other and deciding whether or not you want to move forward. If you make things official with your partner, you’re planning to be in the relationship for a solid period of time. However, it doesn’t always work out that way. Cupid has some advice on how to know if your new relationship will last:

1. You were friends first: Getting to know each other is an important factor in any relationship. Having open communication can lead you in the right direction. Start by learning their likes and dislikes and what they want out of this relationship. If it starts at friends, it can always develop into more

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2. Make your goals known up front: If you set expectations for your relationship, you are most likely going to try to fulfill them. Take baby steps. Try bringing your significant other to a party with your friends or a family event. If they are reluctant to attend, then maybe you should reestablish what direction you want to take with your relationship.

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3. Are they already planning for the future?: Planning for the future definitely tells you where you want the relationship to go. If they are already asking for your input on long term goals, then they want to be with you for a while.

What are some ways you know that your partner is serious about the relationship?  Let us know in the comments below!