3 Reasons Why Strong People Attract Difficult Relationships

Misty Renee Posted 8 months ago
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Life is never a bed of roses for strong people.

They always feel the need to go out and tackle every obstacle they encounter, to solve every problem that comes their way, and to pass every test that life places in front of them. And in the end, they go home only to discover that their one true love in life is upset with them for the hundredth time this week, since they forgot their turn to do the dishes. From an outsider’s perspective, you would imagine that their life is all peaceful with everything sorted out, but this view couldn’t be further from the reality.

Sometimes, the hardest test in life for a strong person is to actually be part of a successful relationship. And it’s not unheard of to experience both physical and mental violence in these relationships, along with some forms of manipulation or constant quarrelling. Why is this so?

Why do strong people attract difficult relationships?

The answer to this puzzling question might just lie in the fact that a strong person feels like they’re completely in their comfort zone, and this perception starts to change when co-existence comes into the picture. Having already handled all of life’s struggles by themselves, this new relationship brings with it more tests and baggage for the strong individual to deal with. One explanation in this regard is their desire to go through a new process of self-discovery, growth, and learning time and again, much like a repeat of a butterfly coming out of its cocoon.

There are three distinct relationships that a strong person is attracted to:


Strong people are attracted to this relationship so much that they usually end up having more than one relationship of this type.

A lot of work needs to be placed in this kind of relationship. It can be exhausting. And it can be stressful. But at the same time, it can be very rewarding. Growth and learning remains the main aim here.

The self-discovery discussed above is actually achieved in this relationship. This happens because when you’re so invested in a relationship and when you get so close to a certain partner, both of you become very familiar with each other’s flaws and imperfections. A soulmate relationship doesn’t necessarily imply that it’s going to last forever, but the effects of this relationship can. - Continue reading on next page