There are 4 predictable stages that couples experience in a dating relationship.At each stage, there is often a decision (sometimes more thoughtfully arrived at than others) to move forward or to end the relationship.There is no need to rush through this important stage and every reason to go slowly.
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Both halves of a couple will notice weaknesses and differences or flaws.
“Cute” habits might become irritating at this stage.
Different arenas for meeting allow for different opportunities to get to know each other and see if there is enough curiosity or interest to take it to the next level which would involve arranging a second or third meeting.
Stage 2: Curiosity, Interest, and Infatuation During the second stage, attraction and infatuation are most pronounced.
Going slowly in making any decisions about a relationship are more likely to be better ones than moving quickly (unless it is clear that the relationship is not a good fit).
Stage 3: “Enlightenment” and Becoming a Couple During this stage of a relationship, hormones are calming down and reality sets in. Trust is stronger and more intimacies may be shared at this stage as couples take away some of their “best face” and allow themselves to act more naturally and relaxed.
Some stages take longer than others to go through and some people take much longer at each stage.