To enjoy a lasting, successful and ultimately fruitful relationship you need to be ready, and you also need to know yourself. When you’ve been single for a long time, you’ve had the opportunity to learn about who you are and what you need and want from a relationship. This already gives you a distinct advantage over people who haven’t yet found themselves, but who still jump from doomed relationship to doomed relationship.
Here, then, are a few reasons why people who’ve been single for a long time are better in a relationship:
You Know Yourself
When you’ve been single for quite some time, you’ve had a good chance to learn more about who you are.
When we don’t know who we are, we spend a lot of time wearing masks around other people. When we hang out with large groups, we invariably get influenced by the opinions of others. We aren’t always so sure of our values and ethics. We try hard to fit in and lose any sense of identity.
Of course, many of us change over time, but change is not the same as progressing. For example, you could change by taking a step backwards as opposed to a step forwards. And when we do this, we’re regressing into youth again.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE