Posted by Caroline

What are the stages of relationship?


Dear Caroline,

What do you mean stages of a relationship? Is it how the relationship should progress? There is no specific order, however it is important that you get to know the person you want to be your partner, do you share the same values, vision, and expectations? Then from there you can commit to the relationship.

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Love Matters Team.


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