Stages of a christian dating relationship
This is a golden period where, as Gandhi puts it, "You're lit up like a chandelier around this person." You recognize all of your partner's good qualities and "want them to fall deeply and madly in love with you." The honeymoon phase is just that: a phase.
But how do you know when you're transitioning out of the honeymoon phase versus falling out of love?
"Everyone will fall out of the honeymoon phase," De Keyser says, "but not everyone will fall out of love.
The honeymoon phase will fade with time—but love should grow with time.
Both parties have to This is also the stage where the most challenges crop up as you start to view your relationship with a critical lens.
It could mean moving in together, getting engaged, or simply deciding to enter a long-term, exclusive relationship."This is when you are getting to know your partner in their true self—you are seeing their insecurities; you are vulnerable with each other.