6 Relationship Habits to Leave Behind in 2015
Breakups suck, whether you’re dealing with a ghosting situation or simply grew apart. And most of the time, they’re an unavoidable part of finding the one. One way to avoid as many post-breakup ice cream and teary Taylor Swift sessions is to be more selective about your relationships. Sara Trask, a communications professor at Randolph-Macon College, says that maintaining healthy relationships starts before you even swipe right. Scroll on for her best tips on breaking must-ditch habits before you choose your next partner.
1. Ignoring your ideal. Trask says that bad relationships happen because one or both partners ignore their ideal relationship qualities. Seeking out partners who match those ideals — not just partners who check some boxes — leads to happier, more fulfilled relationships down the road.