At the beginning of your relationship, the love and emotions are new and fresh. Those bad habits don’t seem so bad. However, as time goes on, those bad habits start to get on your nerve. You end up asking yourself, “What in the h-e-double hockey sticks did I ever find appealing about this dipstick?”
Truthfully, this is the same person you fell in love with. So what gives? In a new relationship, we enter into it with certain expectations. When our expectations are unrealistic is when the problems ensue. With those rosy-colored glasses off, we see our partner’s true identity, not who we want them to be.
It is really simple how to handle this issue: lower your expectations. As women, we have to remember that we are by no means perfect, so we shouldn’t expect our partners to be. You might fight against this suggestion, but take it from me, you will be much happier in the end. If you accept your love’s personality, the good and the bad, you will come to realize that this is the reason why you fell in love in the first place.
Think of your relationship like this: you are ying, and your partner is yang. You two complement each other. When you get real about your expectations in your relationship, it gets rid of a lot of dissatisfaction and gives you two room to grow, together.