Relationships

The 4 Stages Of Love And Why Too Many Get Stuck At Stage 3

1. Falling in love.

They call this the honeymoon stage sometimes. It's where everything is so amazing. You're getting to know one another, learning all the little details, and falling in love more every day. The love is great. The sex is great. Every day is exhilarating. This is truly the easiest part of being in love.

Related: 5 Signs You Aren't Ready For A Real Relationship

2. Being a couple.

After falling in love, things calm down a little bit. You become a little more domestic. You've likely committed to one another monogamously at this point and have deactivated the Tinder and OkCupid accounts. This is the part where you're building a life together, and here's a secret:

It can be as fun as you want it to be.

Building that life can be mundane and dull or it can be exciting and fun. It really is a decision that you make. But often times, we end up in stage 3.

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