68 - Why Most People Never Find True Love and How You Can

Learn what is required to get to real love, which is stage three of a healthy romantic relationship. The majority of people never get past stage two but rather restart at stage one over and over again.

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Introductory Discussion

 

 

Summary of the Relationship Stages

1) Crush / Infatuation / Idealization Stage

2) The Futile Attempt to Change the Other Person Stage / The Power Struggle Stage

3) True Love Stage / Accepting the Other Person as They Are Stage / The Stability Stage

4) Growing Old Together Stage

Note: I accidentally said there were five stages rather than four during the episode, but I mis-spoke when I said that. Thank you for understanding!

 

Related Podcast Episode

38 - What You Need to Know to Find Your Soul Mate

 

Related Article

Here's an article with a similar but not identical idea of what comprises the stages of a human relationship.

 

Music Credit

Opening Theme Music: "Americana" by Kevin MacLeodCreative Commons License. Music unedited but vocals added by John Oden. We recently purchased the high quality version of this music to increase your listening experience.

 

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