And while it resonated with most people, it also ruffled the feathers of a few of the guys out there. Healthy relationships are a two-way street. Two people, each becoming the best they can be for themselves, and for one another. From my perspective as a relationship therapist, you are the only one responsible for the kind of person you date. Be on the lookout for THAT kind of unfading beauty. Flirtatious This one right here will win you over with her seductive glances and her flattering words.
The glances she gives your waiter, the way talks to your roommate, or the way she giggles flirtatiously at your best friends jokes. In fact, this woman often feels so insecure about herself, that she uses her body to gain affirmation from men. Little by little you get to know one layer at a time, revealing heart, mind, soul and spirit.
While this may seem to make life easy at first, the lack of mystery and depth will wear you down, because a healthy relationship involves two unique identities- not just one trying to mimic the other. Gold-Digger She loves your car, she loves your career, and she loves your cash. But does she really like you?
Say bye-bye before your cash runs out. Overly Critical I think this is the worst of all the women you could date.
According to proverbs, a woman like this is like the sound of a leak dripping: And just like a leak, this woman will DRAIN you, and leave you questioning your value, your significance, and your worth. First, see the good in yourself, and then find a woman who can do the same. Bossy-Pants This one will micromanage your entire life. And one thing I know about control freaks is that deep down, they feel like they have no control in some area of their life, and so they take it out on their relationships.
So step away from this relationship, and give her the time she needs to heal, to learn, and to grow. Healthy relationships are marked by peace, not by constant doubt and regret.
One-Way-Street This princess thinks that somehow, relationships are all-about-her. In other words- she expects you to do all the work, and to put in all the effort while she sits back and reaps the rewards. That might work for some guys, but for others, this lack of reciprocity in a relationship eventually becomes draining.
You need a woman who will pour into you, as much as you pour into her. Who will sharpen you, as you sharpen her. Who will challenge you to become better, while you do the same for her. The best relationships are made of two people- each giving their best to one another. Drama-Drama-Drama Drama with her momma, drama with her best friend, drama with her boss at work.
This gal is characterized by drama everywhere she goes, and she tells you all about it. And trust me, that blame-game will quickly become a part of your relationship, too. But they are about finding imperfect people, who realize their flaws and weaknesses, and are working to become better and better with each and every passing day. Your Indispensable Guide to Finding the Love of Your Life , where she writes candidly about dating, relationships, and how to find true love.
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