The reasons most relationships do not work these days
13 June 2016, 15:16
Most couples want to compete with each other rather than complement each other
You are not only working hard to beat the people out there but the one you share a home with as well. ‘I got a promotion.’ They celebrate but now it becomes a thing of who is doing better than whom. It is now a matter of keeping the playing field level. I am not saying that you should not encourage each other into doing better but let it not be for the wrong reasons. It ends up frustrating your relationship and creating a strain.
Too many people are involved in the relationship
Relationships are no longer about just two people anymore. Couples do not know how to keep things just between the two of them; too much oversharing and involving and commenting here and there. Sometimes someone is talking about their partner and you are just like, ‘…then why are you with them if they are that bad.’ You put in more work into trying to keep the relationship together as compared to them.
Technology and internet has helped you be better cheaters
Letters worked in keeping relationships together because it took thought, hard work and patience. Technology has taken that away because I can talk to up to seven people in a minute and be in twelve relationships with no one the wiser. So, you have the real life relationship, and then you have the other ones that keep you entertained and eliminate the boredom of actually being monogamous and committed.
Everyone is just selfish
I do not know why you are in a relationship or two but you know. You pick someone according to the better life they can give you, what they can do for your career and stature, how they can move you from point A to B- what do they bring to the table? You just don’t want them for them.
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