“Both times in the relationship are beautiful and exciting in their own right.In the beginning you're always trying to be your best self, then you realise that being your best self is just being the real you and that's appreciated, and loved through and through.” And if that's not something to remember for both the singletons and coupled-up amongst us, we don't know what is.If you're reading together on the couch or in bed, you feel compelled to hold his hand or high-five him or something. Someone in your family or friend group has probably remarked at some point within the past year how touchy-feely you and your partner are. Romantic magnetism is a force beyond your control.12.If you're married, every time you go on vacation together, it about couples who don't want to have sex with each other, you can't imagine life being like that. You get excited about doing little things for each other, like cooking dinner or picking up his favorite bagels/takeout/other thing he likes.The attraction stage, or honeymoon stage, comes next.
His occasional borderline OCD-esque behavior becomes a funny story you can't resist telling your friends.8. Because you get uninterrupted, cell phone-free time to stare deeply into each other's eyes across a table. Even if one of you is sleeping, parting wouldn't feel right without a kiss. You can't do anything together without touching each other for an extended period of time. He thinks you're the most beautiful woman who's ever walked the earth.5. He actually gets excited about watching your TV shows with you. Even after all this time, you are convinced he's the hottest man on the planet.This phase in a relationship can be intimidating to young adults because it involves feelings that you haven't experienced at these levels. Joy Davidson reports in her article "So Your Relationship's Honeymoon Phase is Over?Here's the Surprising Good News," that this phase will last an average of two years, six months and twenty-five days.You still wear the lingerie you got at your bridal shower/bachelorette.