When dating becomes a relationship cage code updating
Questions about children, finances, careers, future goals and lifestyle should be discussed more fully.
Differences are normal and couples will learn about themselves and their relationship as they note how they handle these differences with each other.
Differences are not noticed or are dismissed with thoughts like “not a big deal” or “she will change”.
Couples generally do not have much conflict at this stage of the cycle as each is really trying hard to impress the other person.
Some of those perpetual issues or differences such as free-spending or frugal, neat and orderly or sloppy and disorganized, interested in lots of time together or more involved in outside activities begin to emerge.
At this stage of the relationship, couples will take note of the differences and may even begin to complain or attempt to problem-solve.
Stage 1: Initial Meeting/Attraction Dating relationships have to start somewhere.
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.
You ruminate over every detail of your interaction with him–what he said, what you said, what his body language said. You check your phone constantly to see if he called or texted.
If he does, your stomach drops, your heart races, you want to leap off your seat and scream for joy.
There should be a relationship with each other’s family and friends.
Open and honest conversations should be happening as couples plan their present and future together.
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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.