5 Wacky Stages of Dating That We All Go Through!

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Yes, we know you aren’t getting any action lately; but why brood inside when you can read this article and feel worse about yourself for not getting the love you deserve!

Here are the 5 stages of dating (which we know you won’t experience, because you are sitting like a couch potato and reading this) :


It might also be called the fantasy phase because your partner can seem perfect during this time.
In other words you are more desperate than you know. You can’t even watch animal planet without being turned on. Yes! You are that desperate and you don’t want to be in the friend zone anymore; so you start dating. How long this phase lasts varies, but it can be anywhere from a few months to a few years.

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2.Reality Sets In

This stage often will begin to creep in slowly during your relationship, but will sometimes happen all at once. You now start to see flaws in your partner or behaviors you just don’t like. It’s not that you are no longer in love, but your partner doesn’t seem as great as he or she was in stage one.


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What’s the biggest setback of dating your dream girl?
Well, they have a habit of becoming real.
What began as reality setting in during stage two often turns to disappointment in stage three. Some of the anger can be over trivial things such as small differences between you. Since you don’t realize that conflict can be healthy, you wonder if this relationship is doomed.



As a couple, you now have history together and you have been able to work through some differences. The fantasy of stage one is completely gone, but you have accepted this. Yes, you have differences and you sometimes fight, but you love your partner; feel connected to him or her, and you trust that you can work through any future conflicts. You may, however, feel a little bored at times as the chase is definitely over.



Knowing about the five stages in a relationship can help you understand your feelings about your partner and your relationship. Know that it is natural to lose those early romantic feelings but that something much deeper awaits you in a later stage. To advance through the stages requires communication and hard work. It is worth the effort when you find the right person to share the journey.


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Now that you know all the stages, all you need to do is find a partner to love. Did we tell you that’s the hardest part?

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