10 phases of dating
It doesn’t matter what the initial intentions are – not as if you know what the other person’s intentions are anyway – on the first date you’re either sleeping together or not.
Depending on the results of this stage, you’ll move on to stage 2.
The first couple of dates are crucial as they will decide whether or not you will be moving forward to the following stages or if the two of you will be "too busy" to see each other in coming weeks.
This is one of the trickiest stages as often it can lead to being bumped up a few stages ahead of schedule.
Half the damn time you won’t even know if you’re actually dating or not. ” There are now different stages, one hardly distinguishable from the other – at least while on the inside.
While you might be beginning to consider the other a real partner, the other thinks of you as a means of getting into someone else’s pants.Everybody is afraid to get hurt and afraid of possibly, inadvertently, giving up the opportunity to get into someone better’s pants.Most of the time you won’t know what stage you’re in, were in or are headed to. One of you is going to get hurt after this process…
but you may have skipped it entirely and moved on to stage 8.
You have now been dubbed – or vice versa – good enough to be with. Making it all the way to official status in our day and age is impressive – well done.