Normal dating progression
Recently I wrote about how we can often end up in situations that in our mind feel like we’re in a relationship because they have what appear to be the hallmarks of one, but they’re actually a casual relationship.
This is incredibly frustrating for the average person because they wonder how on earth they can be crazy about someone, share a number of the same interests, feel deep attraction, have sex and contact over a period of time, and still not be in a bondafide committed relationship.
You've already proven to each other that you love each other. Now your love is shown by dependability, trust, honesty, the things that are REALLY meaningful.Is this love, comfort, fun, and support or is this boredom?(There is boredom if true self has been submerged, conflict has been suppressed, and the lack of tension and increasing distance has killed the closeness.) RECOMMITMENT IS A LIFELONG, ONGOING, REWARDING AND GROWING PROCESS.Just like every other human process, romantic relationships follow a certain chronological course and evolve in complexity.There are various phases of commitment during the progression of a relationship, each identified by certain markers.