What are the 10 stages of falling in love?

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Crush phase: early stage of love. Connection felt at first meeting. Uncertainty: friendship or more? Surprising and exciting.

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The crush phase

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Early stage of love: friendship. Get to know without romance. Decide to stay friends or progress further. Relationships vary.

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The friend phase

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The in-between phase

Awkward stage of love: growing attachment. Thoughts consumed, preoccupied. Still friends, longing for more.

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The awkward phase

Moving forward from awkward phase. Frustrating yet exhilarating. Developing rapport, flirting, excitement. Insecurities normal. Flirting predicts relationship.

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The honeymoon phase

Honeymoon phase: falling deeply in love. Idolizing partner, endearing actions. Intimacy soars, strong attachment. Happiness confirms love.

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Post-honeymoon: insecurity strikes. Less time together, intense feelings remain. Lack of expression breeds insecurity.

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The insecurity phase

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Building phase: overcoming insecurity. Discussions on future, making plans. Research shows planning strengthens relationships.

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The building phase

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Everything aligns in perfect phase. Life synchronizes with partner. Developing routine, basking in happy coincidences and hard-earned success.

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The jigsaw phase

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Committed and solid relationship. Subtle charm, deeper love. Small details strengthen attachment. Gender differences, shared attachment.

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The stability phase

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Reflective phase: fulfillment, big life changes. Moving in, marriage, travel. Sweet final stage of falling in love.

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The fulfillment phase

Tips to Prevent or Resolve the 7 Year Itch Relationship Crisis

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