The five stages of a relationship are the Merge, Doubt and Denial, Disillusionment, the Decision, and Wholehearted Love. Every single relationship moves through these five stages—though not only once.
What are the 10 stages of dating?
The Coming Together PhaseThe Initiation Stage. This stage occurs when you first meet someone. The Experimentation Stage. Intensifying Stage. Integration Stage. The Bonding Stage. The Differentiating Stage. The Circumscribing Stage. The Stagnation Stage.More items
What is the hardest period in a relationship?
Stage 2: Discovery The first year of the relationship is the hardest stage, and even when youre living together, you still discover new things about each other every day. How to Survive: The key to getting past the discovery stage is also discovery.