Stage of dating and relationship
However, it is fairly common that one or both persons will not stick around when passion fades.There are four primary reasons why most relationships never get beyond the stage of passion or infatuation: 1.
For whatever reason, they put the brakes on just when passion is transitioning into something much more meaningful and lasting. Some people don’t know how to move to the next stage.
It’s concerning to think that there are people who believe their relationship — particularly if it lasts beyond months and stretches into years — will always have those high-energy, high-octane honeymoon emotions.
Those relationships are usually high on expectations and low on reality.
For those of you familiar with the five stages of grief in psychology – denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance – did you know that these stages are pretty similar in the love journey of a relationship?
We explore each stage’s unique challenges and how to navigate them. In the context of a relationship, this refers to more of a general denial of each other’s flaws.The answer is very clear: There are a lot of chips on the table and with blind odds.