Even after spending days and months together with this person, you know that something is not right. That this relationship is not going anywhere. When two people from different upbringing and thoughts come together, chances are they'll embrace their differences and get along really well. Or they may fall apart. While both of you may seek a committed relationship, one may define it as marriage and the other as mere companionship. One of you may feel responsible for being there emotionally and financially for parents which may not be acceptable to the other.
Co-authored by Elena Nicolaou , writing intern at Avelist. Each relationship is different, and some people are more prone to outbursts than others, but there's a big difference between communicating disagreements and working through them with fighting. Make sure what you're doing is healthy and productive. Ask yourself, are these fights productive? Are they yielding greater communication between you and your partner? If not, maybe what you need to have is a conversation, not a fight. Maybe your friends aren't always busy every Friday night you ask them if they want to join you and your partner at a bar.
You know yourself and what you have to offer a potential partner. But do you know what your ideal partner has to offer you? The Myers-Briggs Personality Inventory groups personality types into four major groups: The artistic and adventurous Artisans, the analytical and intellectual Rationals, the diligent, responsible Guardians and the passionate, emotional Idealists. At the end of the day, you have two choices in love - one is to accept someone just as they are and the other is to walk away. Partly the excitement of going out is getting to know someone new, thus let yourself to allow that take place in nature. Sign up for the Thought Catalog Weekly and get the best stories from the week to your inbox every Friday.