Misconceptions about relationships can effectively spoil the joy of meeting new people or even lead to a break up. See which of these common opinions are not true.
Myth 1: you must find your half
This belief has its source in ancient times, and more precisely in the writings of the Greek philosopher Plato. We do not deny him wisdom, but believing that among the several billion people in the world only one suits you is simply wrong. People are not puzzles.
Myth 2: everything together
In the initial phase of a relationship, it's difficult for you to part with each other even for a moment. However, a healthy, good relationship is a relationship of two separate people. You don't have to spend every minute with each other, you can and even should have your own passions, friends or time for yourself.
Myth 3: love wins everything
Unfortunately, sometimes love is not enough for a relationship to last and be healthy for both sides. Certainly there will be smaller or bigger problems or differences of opinion in your life. The key to a good relationship is respect, trust, the ability to talk and listen to others. All this plus love will allow us to establish a lasting bond that is not easy to break.
Myth 4: people change
Adults don't change just like that. There is no point in connecting with the intention of completely remodeling the other person to your liking. Relationship is not meant for you to remodel each other. If you don't like some aspect of someone else's behavior - you can change ... your approach.
Myth 5: lovers understand each other without words
In fact, couples who have been together for a long time know each other so well that they seem to read their thoughts. However, this is not necessary to create a good relationship. Being able to talk is also important.
Myth 6: children enforce a relationship
When building a relationship, you don't have to use any additional "glues". If the relationship is fragile and has problems, the decision on a child or joint credit will not help to solve them. On the contrary.