Why having unrealistic expectations when looking for love can lead to disappointment

Unrealistic expectations for love

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.

Read the Article: https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-relationships/article/2188170/forget-perfect-partner-and-fantasy-love-you-have-be

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