It can be challenging to determine which stage you're in, but each stage of a relationship is an opportunity to explore compatibility and level of commitment.Whether you’re in a new relationship, building a more serious relationship, or in a long-term committed relationship, you should take time to assess where you and your partner are at.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.
To wit, brain scan studies show that the brain during orgasm is 95 percent the same as the brain on heroin.
The stages of relationships when doing it God’s way has many different components, but based off how God led me when pursuing my wife is how I will set out each stage.
Here is a quick guide into the 5 stages of a relationship when God is in the center of it.
Your brain cannot, biologically, maintain the high of infatuation: You will fry. But all those lovely feelings of that first initial swim in the cool crisp pond of falling in love: How many movies could we watch about that? Then, the negotiation between security and autonomy, that life-long struggle, crawls in and we begin to land.2. The landing from that fantastic flight can be the scariest part. There is a great article along the lines of, “The day you wake up and say you have married the wrong person is the day that your marriage truly begins.” Meaning, this is the day where the veil of infatuation has lifted and the 20/20 vision of everyday living comes in.
The infatuation will ebb and flow at different points. “Wow, she is neurotic.” “OMG, he tells the worst jokes.” “I didn’t think about him at all yesterday. This stage happens when all the to-do lists of life come toppling into the relationship and before you know it, conversations are focused on things like who’s doing the laundry, your boss, or the crazy mother-in-law.