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By no means do you and your partner need to have all the same interests, passions and hobbies. But you do both need to have interests, passions and hobbies. In the beginning stages of dating someone who is more of a homebody than yourself, you may just think, “So I’ll go do my thing, and he can do this. I’ll go out when he stays in. He’ll be there waiting for me when I get home. That’s nice!” But that won’t last long. You’ll end up feeling that you lead two separate lives and the physical distance will create emotional and mental distance, too. It’s a tough reality to face but, if the perfectly kind, thoughtful, responsible and sexy man you’re dating isn’t as adventurous as you are, and as curious about life as you can be, it just won’t work. Here’s why you can’t date someone less adventurous than yourself.
You’ll rarely see each other
Practically speaking, if you want to hike a new mountain, visit a new city, and try a new dance class every weekend and he wants to watch TV, you’ll live separate lives. You’ll barely be together. What kind of relationship is that?
Realizing you’ve found your person—the person who can make you happier than anybody in the world, the person who understands you better than anybody could, and the person who makes you feel like he’s the reason you were meant to be here—can elicit some pretty strong emotions. Anytime we have strong emotions, we have weird dreams. But don’t freak out just because your dreams are, well, freaky. Fiercely loving somebody and caring about somebody is wrapped up with other emotions, like the fear of losing them, the fear of disappointing them, the hopes of what you’ll do in the future and more. When you’re awake, you’re working with your conscious brain, so you choose only to focus on the positive feelings, like how lucky and happy you are to have this person. But when your unconscious brain kicks in at night, it can bring the other feelings to light in your dreams. Here are 15 bizarre dreams you have when you find the one.
Nobody’s perfect, but for some reason, when we’re with the wrong person, that’s a reality we cannot accept. When we’re with the wrong person, every tiny imperfection seems like the biggest flaw in the world! The tiniest odd habit makes us want to run for the hills. That’s our intuition telling us, “This isn’t the one!” The reverse is true, too. When we’re with the right person, those little flaws and habits seem at worst tolerable, and at best adorable. That’s why, when a man really loves you, he’ll let you get away with some behaviors that no other man ever would. Not like you’re trying to get away with anything, but like stated before, nobody’s perfect. We’re just lucky enough to find somebody that accepts that. Behavior only a man who really loves you will let you get away with.
You can tell a lot about how a woman really feels about her partner based on how she talks about him. If you are finally in a relationship with the man you think you’ll spend your life with, you probably even notice that the way you speak about him is drastically different than the way you would speak about your exes when you were with them. In fact, you’re probably a little embarrassed and a little sad that you ever thought it was normal to talk about the person you allegedly loved in that old manner. No relationship is perfect, but when you know that this is the relationship you’re willing to stick with through all imperfections, there are just certain things you never say about your boo, and certain things you can’t help but say! Here is how a woman who truly loves her man talks about him.
When you find the right partner, you’ll feel right at home with his family. Your body instinctively knows that his family will be your family one day, and so you quickly start behaving around them the same way you behave around your own blood relatives. That means you don’t suck up, you don’t make conversation for conversation’s sake, you don’t fear judgment every second, and you generally let it all hang out. When you’re with the wrong guy and know it, you can’t help but try to get every moment with his family perfect, because you know your moments with them are limited. But when you’re with the right guy, you know you have a lifetime to bond with his relatives, so you’re more relaxed. You’ll know it when it happens, but in case you need some guidance, here are 20 signs you feel totally at home with your boyfriend’s family.
No couple feels one hundred percent enthusiastic about each other every single day, for their entire relationship. Even the man who is “perfect” for you may fail to excite you, sometimes for months at a time. But it’s important to know when it’s your partner’s doing, or life’s doing. Sometimes what feels like the end is just a bump in the road and if you’d stick it out, you’d be so happy you did. Here are seven of those bumps that will make you question your feelings for your partner.
It’s said that love is blinding, and that’s not always a bad thing. Sometimes true love makes us hone in on the things that matter, and somehow forget all the things that don’t. The opposite is also true: when we don’t care deeply for someone, all we see are the unimportant things. What should otherwise be cute quirks feel like unbearable flaws. Side notes become the point. And you can bet if a man can’t stop complaining about these “quirks” about you, he’s just not into you.
Let’s face it: everybody wants to fall head over heels for somebody. Even the self-proclaimed lifetime players would give up that lifestyle for someone who swept them off their feet because you can’t choose when you fall in love. And just like you can’t decide not to feel in love if you are, you can’t decide to feel in love, if you’re not. But, since the concept seems so good on paper, sometimes we (yes, mostly women) will tell ourselves, “This is love” when really he’s just not the one. Here are signs you’re not that serious about him, hard as you may try to be.
While we all have girlfriends, it’s always nice to have a few guy friends in the loop who you can talk to and chill with. In many cases when you have guy friends, it’s likely that you’re bound to experience some sort of chemistry — it just happens! If you’re on the fence and completely unsure as to whether this guy is best as a friend or if he’d make a good boyfriend, here are some tips and advice to keep in mind. Don’t let the indecision ruin your relationship!
We’re taught to be “mature” about love, to not get “in over our heads” and so on and so forth. But all that conditioning to feel just a little less, has taught some women to believe they don’t need to look for passion anymore, but just something that works. And that’s a shame, because you can definitely have both. Here’s how you know if your love is true love, or just a relationship based around convenience.