There are 10 distinct stages of relationships, and how you handle each stage will make or break your relationship success. The chances are good that you have already failed in both the beginning stages and the later stages.
Stage Four of Detachment Stage four is simply ending the relationship. Your focus is entirely on you. You’ve physically moved away from your Narcissist, you’ve cut all contact and you feel really good about your decision. You realize in time you will forgive him and yourself, but right now, you want nothing to do with him.
Art by SUE LAW - 'The Life and Death of a Relationship' 2007. This life sized bed has the impressions from a pair of lovers sleeping together. This is one stage of 10 different pieces showing the stages of a relationship from the positions of the lovers in bed. Plaster, Blankets, Sheets, Wood.
Transformational change starts with grief. Roll that around for a minute. It makes sense, right? After all, change is a series of endings followed by beginnings — and when something ends (from a job to a relationship, from a favorite TV show to a certain style of shoes), we grieve. And then — when faced with the change, we then have the ability to “choose”, to “grow” as we move forward.
The Venus in Aries - The person who has Venus in Aries enjoys making the first move in a love relationship. Mars, the ruling planet of Aries, rules beginnings so this person is particularly exciting during the beginning stages of a relationship; he or she has a lot of passion and loves adventure.