Modern relationships often have an undercurrent of Prince Charming and the damsel in distress running through them. And now, some experts are starting to wonder if our high standards are actually damaging our relationships—and our marriages.
Originally posted on Bustle How do you know you've found your soulmate? Well, the truth is, there are a lot more signs that you haven't found the right person than that you have. When you're with someone where things just "fit", then it will …
With divorce rates hovering at an uncomfortably high number, it’s no wonder that millennials are putting off getting married—or avoiding it altogether.
Some people may have trouble dropping the L-bomb for the first time, but telling someone that you don't love them is, in my humble opinion, way more difficult than telling someone you do.
If you're close to your family or just have a lot of respect for them, it can feel like a must that they like your partner.
Giving someone a second chance isn't usually an easy decision. Even if that person has really hurt us, we're often so eager to make it work, that we overlook huge, glaring relationship incompatibilities
But if you're in a relationship, especially a long-term relationship, you need to make sure that all that time together doesn't affect who you are as a person, at least too much.
That spark when you first meet someone who you click with can be totally intoxicating, but you don't want the bond to form too quickly.
Because a little competition can feel sexy and fun, but if you're actually in competition all the time then it can destroy your relationship.
So how do you know if someone's a keeper? In part it's down to them being a good person, but it's also about them being the right fit for you.