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9 Progressive Stages Of Texting In A Relationship

It all started with one question, five words.

'Can I get your number?' The rest is history. You went from the crushing stage to having lunch dates with each others parents over a period of time. While the initial spark of curiosity and excitement may have left the texts, the love is definitely still there.
Between all the emojis and texts sent in all caps, there's specific stages that come with each text according to the relationship. I think we have all been in particular situations in our past whether we made it to each stage or not, we tried. Keep scrolling to check out nine stages of texting in a relationship.

The Crushing Stage:

It's obvious you're diggin' the kid, but you don't want to make it too obvious just yet.

The 'I Got This One In The Bag' Stage:

You've always been rather confident, but you're super confident when it comes to this person in particular.

The Clinginess Stage:

The usage of emojis has began popping up quite frequently in your text messages and most would categorize you as clingy, but you're pretty sure it's not that deep -- or is it?

The 'Kissy Emoji' Stage:

The kissy face emoji is now a thing. Does this mean you're going steady? Okay, it was a joke. But, everyone in the world of electronics knows that emoji is kind of a huge deal.

Those Three Words Stage:

By this point in time, you're probably dating and those three words have made it into your vocabulary. No, not 'babe, I'm hungry', but 'I love you'.

The Thinking Of You Stage:

Those cute texts seem to make a way into each others inbox daily. It keeps the relationship fresh.

The Comfortable Around Each Other Stage:

Movies and dinner indoors have become a thing. As much as you both enjoy dining out, sometimes it's best to spend quality time indoors. And no, this is not your typical 'netflix and chill'.

The Dining With The Family Stage:

You've become rather close with each others family, to the point where you go on solo dates with each others parents every now and then. Family bonding time is the best. Did I forget to mention how real this relationship got?

The We've Been Together Long Enough Stage:

It's probably been about a year or so now since you two have been together and chillng in the house doing absolutely nothing on the weekends is your ideal idea of a fun and romantic date.

Accurate or nah?

Is this usually how it goes?
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I most recently sent a picture of my partner where I edited them to look like the antichrist. so I'm not really sure what stage that is, except 'we've been dating for a million years'
WOW! that definitely stuck out A LOT "we'll stop being our full selves sometimes, just to please someone who don't even know themselves." I've definitely been in that situation before and it sucks. no point in giving parts of yourself to someone who is the furthest from whole themselves. well said @keith2web
I had to tell myself that there's no such thing as being too caring, the right person will reciprocate the feeling tenfold. Everyone not meant to receive that feeling from you anyways, especially if their not on the same wave length, theyll bring you down to their level rather than bring enjoyment to your human experience @jordanhamilton. It sucks, we'll stop being our full selves sometimes, just to please someone who don't even know themselves. We live and learn though, The Universe will throw us some super stressful situations just to bring us back to the point of being our true selves. Which is an awesome experience.
Thanks so much for chiming in! I definitely think humor is the perfect recipe for a healthy and long lasting relationship. I also agree with you, if two people are not on the same wave length as far as comfortability, then that could definitely bring about some confusion. I find myself being too caring at times, and for the longest I didn't even know there was such thing as being "too caring" but like you said, some people equate that to being thirsty. @keith2web
Yeah I think it's accurate @jordanhamilton. I still like to send those messages of love and fun all through a relationship. I'm random, so I like to keep someone on their toes with random humor and love that will either have you busting out laughing at a meeting at work or have you gazing into the distance thinking about what we mean to each other. In the beginning though, I myself learned that you have to limit certain things you say because some take it as being too thirsty or rushing into a situation. You could generally just be a caring, cool person with an open heart for knowing new people and the world, but a closed mind wouldn't see that. I think these steps are perfect for 2 people on the same level, expecting the same comfortability from one another.
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