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Old 10-26-2012, 08:54 PM
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Default How long did NRE last?

I know it'll vary by person, but I'm curious how long it lasted for others?

I personally don't feel like I've experienced it with my friend at all. Quite possibly because I'm wary of the whole dating a married man setup to begin with, anyway, so that regardless of how much I enjoy his company (we're heading toward a year soon), I have never let my emotions run away regarding him.

But his emotions seem to be growing, if anything, and I wonder how much of what he's feeling and doing is NRE, if it'll disappear, and so on.
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:48 PM
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I really have only one real experience to go by ... but it was a little over a year. Although it was a LDR for the last half, so I don't know if the NRE period would have been shorter or longer if we had remained in close contact.
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Old 10-27-2012, 04:12 AM
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1-2 years for me.
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Old 10-27-2012, 05:01 AM
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About a year for me?

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Old 10-27-2012, 07:52 AM
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I'd have to concur with the year to year and a half estimates.

It seems we have a trend peeking its head through the water.

I wonder if that's biologically based; nine months gestation time for a new baby plus a few months of the male being around to ensure the mother and offspring are protected while the child is at its most vulnerable?
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Old 10-29-2012, 02:06 AM
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Have you done a search yet? There are a number of threads discussing people's experiences with NRE. Here are a few to start you off:

How long does NRE last?

New Relationship Energy

Hoe long does NRE last in a long distance relationship?

New Relationship Energy NRE and how it forms our relationships


Hope this is helpful!
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