UpJourney Article: How to Figure out What You Want in a Relationship, According to Experts

This article was published by UpJourney on March 1, 2019 and was authored by Carmen Jacob.

Before you jump into another relationship, you must first ask yourself “what am I really looking for in a partner?

While some people might think that being this critical might take away the romance and “spur of the moment” of it all, but doing so is healthier when you think about it. A lot of people have gone through some bad breakups and later wonder why they dated that person in the first place.

Do you want to know why? More often than not, people only shows us one side of their personality and later reveal their toxic behaviors after being in a relationship for quite some time or after having a big fight. This does happen to a lot of people—and not just in romantic relationships.

So before getting involved with someone, knowing what you want and identifying the qualities you’re compatible with is essential. But what if you’re not sure what you want and where to begin?

To help you explore the possible ways of figuring out the answers, we asked experts “how to figure out what you want in a relationship?

Click here for expert insights, including my advice on how to better understand what you are looking for in a relationship as well as a partner.