We all find ourselves in “those stages”, what are those stages you may find yourself asking? The stages in a relationship where you:
A) Drop your old habits that you don’t, you know, do around others let alone this crazily perfect person you are struggling to wrap your mind around that actually exists! What? So I’m not going to die alone with 5,000 cats? Damn, there goes my Netflix and junk food binging while double chinning at my Instagram feed
B) Cover up human things.. you know.. burping and scratching the inside of your nose, yes, I was just scratching..
C) Wait until the perfect time to open up about guilty pleasures, when is the perfect time to say you went through a stage where all you would listen to was Michael Bublè carols from Halloween until Christmas, and you low key want to do it again???
You get the point. Those stages are the most fun, silly yet awkward times of a relationship yet they are also the best.
The best times are when one of your guilty pleasures, like a song that you only find by chance and ‘one offs’ like if you are at a shopping centre and they play it over the store speakers and you both look at each other and start singing to it. Those are incredible.
It’s all a process of opening up, trusting that other person and growing together. It’s beautiful, it’s fun and it’s an experience and a half.
Life is so fantastic, especially when you meet those special characters along the way.