6 Ways To Deal With The 3 Month Freak Out And chances are, it's not because you don't want to be in the relationship. It's because you are. Stage # 3 The stage of disturbances. This stage usually forces its way into a happy romance after a few months of blissful courting. Do you remember the first [Read: 10 big problems in any relationship and how to fix it]. Stage #6 The happy. Among the various relationship stages, which one are you at? The problem is that we believe our loved one is the source of our exquisite feelings, stage may last between 6 weeks and one year, the average length being 3 to 6 months.