It’s been several years since both of you have been in a relationship with each other.And somewhere along the way, doubts start to creep in.
But he arrives an hour later because he forgot all about picking you up. And in this stage, both of you try hard to mould each other to fit your own wants in a perfect partner.This stage is a lot about give and take, and both partners constantly try to subtly convince each other to change their behavior towards the relationship.The intensity of the doubts depend on how happy both of you are in the relationship.You start to think of your past relationships, your exes, and other prospective partners.You talk about each other’s families, exes, likes and dislikes and other innocent secrets, and life seems so beautiful and romantic. This stage usually forces its way into a happy romance after a few months of blissful courting.
Do you remember the first fight or angry disagreement you and your partner had?
When these opinions and expectations about your partner differ now and then in real life, it can either leave you ecstatic or depressed.
You don’t expect your man to buy you flowers, but he does. At the same time, you expect him to pick you up from the airport on time. You have your own expectations from an ideal partner.
In this stage, both of you start getting to know each other better.
You have long conversations with your partner that stretches late into the night, and everything about your partner interests and fascinates you.
If the relationship survives past the moulding stage, both of you may have changed equally for each other and understood each other’s expectations.