Our idea of romance is based on what we’ve read in books or what we’ve seen in movies. But does this really happen? I hate to say it, but it’s not likely that you will find your perfect happy ever after. There will be ups and downs, compromises and sacrifices and a lot of hard work to make the relationship last.
The line between wants and needs often gets blurred when we’re in a relationship. This lack of clarity leads to a relationship that is not ideal for us. You need a partner that you not only have a chemistry with but one that also share a common vision and goal of the life you want to build. Read my thoughts on setting realistic expectations in your relationship in SCMPs The Naked Truth.