All relationships are different. They are as unique as the two individuals that define them. Some couples are married, some have an open relationships, some are simply sexual partners with no strings attached, yet each is considered a relationship. Too many people overuse the term relationship to describe the status between themselves and the person they love even when they are in the very early dating stage of getting to really know someone. The dating phase of a relationship is the most important phase because it is your journey of discovery to allow you to determine if you and your new love interest are compatible and want similar things from life and love. Many times, in an effort to get to the relationship stage, people tend to blow past the dating phase. Tonight we will explain, in great detail, why this discovery phase of getting to know someone is crucial to your own happiness!