To survive this stage, focus on the reasons why you fell in love in the first place, and to be less accusatory in tone when you do argue.
Try “I would love it if we could spend more time together. ” instead of “Why can’t you spend more time with me?
The relationship high is heady and intoxicating, and both parties are still unfamiliar with each other’s bad habits, or can still choose to see them as endearing.
How does one react to anxiety in the relationship without always becoming defensive? Each of us is left with a basic question: How does the grace of Christ meet us in the midst of emotionally charged, often over-spiritualized, life-encompassing performance anxiety?
It’s concerning to think that there are people who believe their relationship — particularly if it lasts beyond months and stretches into years — will always have those high-energy, high-octane honeymoon emotions.
Those relationships are usually high on expectations and low on reality.
Building gay relationships takes patience, which unfortunately is not easy to learn in life.
It’s known that gay relationships mature at a faster rate, even more than those relationships between straight couples.