If you find that you are guilty of a lot of the things that are listed here, then you need to make an adjustment all for the sake of your relationship. You need to really work on your love constantly. And part of that means having the awareness and humility to acknowledge the things that you are doing wrong; and making the necessary corrections to these things. [Read: 10 Red Flag of an unhealthy Relationship]
1. You jump into a relationship a little too quickly.
Sometimes, you can doom yourself even from the start. Before you get into a relationship, you always need to make sure that you’re actually ready for it. You can’t just be jumping into a relationship even though you are harbouring feelings from a previously failed romance. You can’t just be getting into bed with someone new even when you’re unsure of what you want out of life and love. Preparation is always key. [Read: 8 Ways to be a supportive partner]
2. You ignore the little red flags and nags because you think they will fix themselves.
Problems in a relationship never fix themselves. Don’t go sweeping these little nagging feelings or red flags under a rug and think that they are just going to go away on their own. You need to confront these issues head-on if you really want to ensure the health and strength of your relationship with your partner. [Read: 7 Things all women want in a relationship]
3. You ignore your social life outside of your relationship.
Just because you are getting into a relationship doesn’t mean that you have to be compromising and sacrificing your social life. You still need to be able to maintain platonic and familial relationships outside of your romantic one. You can’t be placing too much pressure on your romantic relationship to be your whole social life. [Read: 10 signs he only sees you as a backup plan]
4. You don’t talk about difficult things such as finances or feelings.
As an intimate couple, you need to show a willingness to have difficult discussions and conversations with one another. It’s by having these difficult talks wherein the two of you can really get close to one another. Mistakes women make in a relationship. [Read: 15 Charming ways to flirt with your crush]
5. You don’t really try to mix things up in your relationship.
As human beings, we are constantly changing because we know that change is part of growth. And our relationships should be the same as well. We need to have relationships that are fulfilling and meaningful. We need to have relationships that are constantly growing and evolving. If you feel like you and your partner are falling into a kind of rut, then try to shake things up. You can’t be content with staying the same forever.