In the end, they fail to make space in their lives for the right person because there’s no room.In the creative arts, there is a saying: “Good is the enemy of great.” And I’d say the same applies to relationships. If you’re not saying aloud (or at least to yourself) “I love you” to your mate in 6 months or less, hit the “next” button.However, if you wait too long, some things happen that make dating more difficult.After some time, you start to enjoy the freedom that comes with being on your own. If you don’t feel like making your bed, there’s no one there to get mad at you for it.Being a college student means balancing academics, work, socializing and clubs.
College is a busier world than the familiar realm of high school.
One myth that many couples believe is “Opposites attract and are more likely to stay together.”However, the truth as told by Terri Orbuch in her book, Finding Love again is, “If you want to find someone to grow old with, look for someone who has values and attitude that are similar or compatible to yours.”In other words, those values and attitudes about things like religion, money, family, and careers are very important.2. Then after the wedding, she notices that those traits she hated were nothing but the tip of an iceberg.
Of course as the rest of the iceberg appears, so does divorce.3.
Going on a date and not knowing the rules because the last date you went on was 20 years ago, can be a really scary thing. Weeding through hundreds of guys who probably want to make a suit of my skin, trying to find that one gem who not only is not a serial killer, but who also chews with his mouth closed can be daunting.
My last date before I got married was at a time when people didn’t have computers or smart phones. Only doctors had mobile phones and they were as big as a shoe box! And which of the trillions of online dating sites should you use? The first time I saw the commercial for that, I thought it was an skit! When I first got divorced I felt like I couldn’t do anything. I didn’t know how to change my furnace filter, change the string on the weed whacker or fix my washing machine when it started leaking all over.