Quit Searching For The “Perfect” Partner: Relationship Success Is Something You Work On And Find Together

Maridav - - illustrative purposes only, not the actual people

You’ve probably been told many times that there is no such thing as a “perfect partner.” As much as we don’t want to hear that sometimes, it is true. It’s nearly impossible to find someone who checks all your boxes, meets all your expectations, and doesn’t do anything to disappoint you right off the bat.

So many people these days are more close-minded when it comes to dating and finding someone to be with.

This could potentially be because after the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to spend more time isolated, we began to rely strongly on dating apps, where we could easily swipe away at people who we didn’t think would meet our expectations.

However, it’s important to remember that in the dating world, you can’t be too picky. Of course, you should keep your standards high when it comes to finding someone with good character and manners, but there are some things you’ll need to let go of.

For instance, when you start dating a guy you really like, you may realize that something feels like it’s missing, or you feel like you’re not getting that ‘dream relationship.’

But instead of panicking and deciding to ‘abandon ship’ in hopes of meeting someone who fits your high standards, consider that all relationships take work.

I remember when I entered my first relationship, and I was having a hard time adjusting to this guy’s lack of communication.

A lot of my friends, while they meant well, encouraged me to move on and find someone else, telling me I deserved “better.”

And yes, I did deserve better. But did I want to throw away all the time I had spent with this guy and the effort I put into our relationship?

Maridav – – illustrative purposes only, not the actual people

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