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We’re not exactly saying that relationships are predictable; but it’s fair to assume that plenty of relationships are going to share certain similarities. Each relationship will have its unique characteristics, but there is a certain framework that the traditional relationship follows. The people who are most experienced in romance can attest to this. The only kinds of relationships that don’t really go through these typical stages are either outliers or they are the relationships that don’t last. If you’re in a relationship, and you want to have the best chances of making it work, then it would be wise for you to not deviate from any of these 9 stages. Here are the 9 stages of any normal relationship:
1. The Infatuation Stage
Any relationship is going to start with this stage. No people ever enter a relationship with each other unless they’re infatuated by other. It takes a simple spark of interest in another person for a relationship to start. During this stage, there’s very little to tell except that maybe some chemistry was at play in attracting the two partners. You think that your potential mate is interesting and that you feel like there could be something there.
2. The Getting To Know Stage
You’re past the infatuation stage and you’ve given to your primal urges for companionship. It is during this stage where you start testing the waters with each other. You’re building on the initial chemistry that you had during the infatuation stage. You start to learn more about each other and you try to test whether you’re comfortable with the dynamics of your relationship. It is during this stage where you can really see if you have a possible future. - Continue reading on the next page