This attraction is surface-level affection otherwise known as infatuation".Of course, not every relationship moves beyond infatuation - and infatuation doesn't last very long.Chris has been in a relationship with Kara for the past year.While the first 6 months were great, it seems lately that things are beginning to slide.Love To Know (LTK): Why is it important to know about the five stages of dating? If you try to avoid one of the stages, problems may develop in the relationship which may result in you or your partner ending the relationship.When you recognize what stage of dating the relationship is in, you will understand what is called for or needed in order to move through that stage and onto the next stage.
According to Lori Gorshow, "the first two to three months in a new relationship are about getting to know a person enough to decide if you want to continue. Partly because what we experience when we first meet is attraction.It tends to progress as follows: What is needed during this stage is to understand that without the infatuation stage a relationship could not move on to the next stage.So if you and your partner are on two different pages with regard to your feelings for each other, it is best for you to be patient and wait for you partner to catch up.At this stage of the relationship, chemistry, both emotional and physical, is in the forefront.The emotional side is finding that you have a lot in common, that your views of the world are the same, that you share a sense of humor or like the same music.(LTK): What do people need to know about the first stage of dating?(LG): The purpose of stage one is to determine if there is enough chemistry, commonality and interest to warrant dating.It is normal and common for partners to be in different stages.When this occurs, requires patience and understanding are necessary.(LTK): What happens after two people decide they want to spend time together in a dating context?(LG): Stage two is the romantic stage and usually lasts for two to three months.