6 stages of dating a gamer
At each stage, there is often a decision (sometimes more thoughtfully arrived at than others) to move forward or to end the relationship.
Some stages take longer than others to go through and some people take much longer at each stage.
The initial meeting may take place over the internet, through friends, in a church or social group, at a party or bar or any one of a myriad of many different places.
Different arenas for meeting allow for different opportunities to get to know each other and see if there is enough curiosity or interest to take it to the next level which would involve arranging a second or third meeting.
Unfortunately, some people don’t fully experience and process each stage as an opportunity for personal growth or to make a healthy evaluation about the relationship or about themselves.
Stage 1: Initial Meeting/Attraction Dating relationships have to start somewhere.
” This stage may last for 3 or 4 months depending on the individuals and their maturity, experience and self-understanding.
Each person needs to listen to their own inner voice and wisdom.
Couples generally do not have much conflict at this stage of the cycle as each is really trying hard to impress the other person.
Often (not always) there is not enough “is this the right person for me” but rather more “what can I do to make this person like me?
If you meet them and you flirt with them, you get a small boost in your relationship meter with them. If you neglect your date for some time however, they will break up with you. Well, I guess the important thing is we get married, not where it happens.
Every heart counts as one point towards your relationship meter.
At this stage, the attraction may not be too “deep” and each half of a couple is generally putting his or her best foot forward.