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While some individuals can struggle with codependency, putting their romantic relationship before everything else all of the time, other people have the opposite problem. If you’re a go-getter, extremely social, or both, you may find that you have to remind yourself to put your romantic partner first sometimes. Though you do have many other important relationships in your life, from your close friendships to your family ties, it is only natural—and understandable—that your romantic relationship would be the one to which you give the most time and attention. Remember that your friends and family members probably also have romantic partners. They have their main person, so they don’t need you to treat them like your main person. But, I get it: you’re ambitious and you love to be out and about. Life pulls you in a million directions and you respond to that pull. But if you never put your romantic partner first, well, you may lose him. Here are signs you haven’t been prioritizing your relationship.


You learn about his updates from social media

You don’t even learn about his major updates—that promotion, landing that investor, getting recognized by that publication—from him. You learn about it from his social media post. He probably wanted to wait to tell you in person, but then so much time passed until he got any quality time with you, and he just had to share the news with the rest of the world.

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