First, you probably haven’t really put much thought into what it is you want other than to not be alone.
That’s actually one of the biggest mistakes you can make.
Is it important to you that you find someone that makes you laugh?
Well, let’s see if you’ve just been going about it the wrong way.
We think these tips will help you get on the right road to finding a great girlfriend and hopefully hanging on to her.
Employ these and you'll have more rational, helpful resolutions, and (hopefully) fewer disputes.
“I always encourage people to lead with their adult selves,” Thomas says.
The healthier and happier you are alone, without the validation of a relationship, the stronger that'll make your relationship.
In the meantime, while you're working on you, here are some tips for navigating hot waters with your girlfriend.For starters, when all you’re focused on is not wanting to be alone you can easily come off as desperate.Secondly, you have to know what it is that you really want.The fact that we are more in touch with our feelings means that sometimes our emotions get the best of us. And, yet, do we have to let that happen all the time?Do the men in our lives have to walk on eggshells in fear that something they say will set us off?Of those relationships, all but one lasted for 3 years or more, and one developed into a marriage that, alas, ended in divorce. Even though my background is completely different from Evan’s, we generally agree on the things that count.