This isn't easy, as getting to know someone takes time.
On average it takes about two years for the full honeymoon period to blow over, then you begin seeing flaws in the other person.
If you guys aren’t working together on these issues, it says a LOT.
Sometimes, two people really hit it off, but that sizzle just isn’t there.
From then on, the relationship was no longer enjoyable.
Every interaction and conversation became a test to see exactly where he stood and how he felt.
Many times it does work out and you do end up spending the rest of your life with the one you love – it does happen. But the fact is that, statistically, there is always a possibility of the relationship running its course.
The trick is figuring out earlier on in a relationship whether or not the two of you have a real shot of making it last.
This isn't something that should discourage anyone from dating or from trying to make things work.
Most understood the point I was making in the article, but rather than relaxing and just going with the flow, they wanted to know: “How can I fix it if I was stressing too much? When you care too much, you inevitably become attached to a certain outcome.
The next step is to get to the root of it and figure out how to solve it.
Maybe one of you is I once told an ex about my idea for a book and he laughed in my face.
That’s when I realized, maybe we’re not meant to be.