Relationship stages in your love life Relationships, just like life, have their own stages.
It starts off with infatuation and goes through several stages along the way.
And then one day, a mistake is made: A message is received at a late hour, the phone is left unlocked, the Facebook account is left open on your computer. And your world collapses like a sand castle when it gets hit by the waves. I kept repeating those questions in my head over and over again with no answer. It was actually even worse when I did find out who she was.
I couldn't help wondering why he looked for someone else. After the shock of the betrayal wore off, I was a girl on a mission. She was unemployed, living with her parents, not exactly gorgeous.
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I wanted to know who exactly this other person was. Now I had even more self-doubt when I couldn't compare myself to her in the obvious ways.
Go wrong anywhere along the way, and your relationship will take the brunt of the fall.
We've all had friends who've been cheated on, but we always think it won't happen to us. We're happy in our relationship and, even if things aren't always great, our partner would never do that to us. At first you can't put a finger on it, but your subconscious is telling you something is wrong.
The atmosphere is tenser, your SO is distant, his phone is always facing the table and he has plans without you. How had I failed and caused him to want someone else? I wanted to know exactly with whom I was competing: what she looked like, what was her job, who her friends were, what type of person she was.
But there are a few traits about every single relationship that binds all relationships along a similar path.
You may have been in several relationships in your life, and all of them may have been very different from the earlier one.