Lauren Levine tackles what may be truly holding us back in forging better and longer relationships. This article is a great look into why we can't just “get along.” She touches on a lot of the points I make to people who ask me for relationship advice. The main thing I got from her article is the realization we don't know what a bad relationship is anymore.
No one would argue with anyone wanting to leave an abusive relationship, or one where you just are not compatible, but the truth of the matter is we give up way too soon. It's as if any discomfort, any effort that takes us out of what we see as perfect is considered bad, and so we leave. And when we give up that easy, as the old saying goes, you leave a lot of money on the table.
No one can ever be perfect and a relationship without any challenges is not going to help you grow. As a rule if you’re not being abused stick it out a little longer. Not only will you grow as a person but if you vetted your significant other well enough you probably will find yourself happy after the rain...or not.
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