Love and Libido
Love and Libido
The Couple’s Journey: 5 Relationship Stages

If you’re in a long-term relationship, chances are you can look back and identify when the relationship shifted from the bliss of the honeymoon phase to the reality of the everyday life together. You can probably think of times when you’ve really struggled to balance each other’s needs versus times when you dreamt of shared future goals. Did you know there are actually 5 distinct stages in every relationship and that couples can cycle in and out of each stage multiple times? Knowing what stage you’re in can help avoid breakups and more easily navigate typical relationship challenges. That’s what I’m discussing with my guest today, Dr. Susan Campbell.

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