Most people go through these three stages during their lives.
Stage 1: CHILDHOOD. As children, we learn about ourselves and who we are – in other words, we try to discover how we fit in with the world around us and are constantly focused on ourselves.
Stage 2: ROMANCE. At some point, many of us find another person that we connect with very strongly. For many people, that means putting someone before yourself for the first time.
Stage 3: ADULTHOOD. As people mature they become even more aware of the wants and needs of those around them. They also gain courage, perserverance, and are oftentimes happy to interact and connect with the world and people around them.