On the left hand side of this text, you will see a list of the different stages of relationships that applicants commonly find themselves in.
As you click on each status, you will see a brief description of the relationship status together with common examples. Each status is then given a conclusion from an immigration perspective.
This perspective serves to help clarify what the British government is looking for (and to help identify cases that have a strong claim or not).
This stages of relationships answer the same question:
Is my relationship legally recognized for visa purposes?