Your time for love has come!
Sometimes, a lot of people will recklessly go into relationships even when they’re not necessary in the right emotional or mental state to do so. And there are also some others who are too reluctant and hesitant to jump into relationships because they doubt their own capabilities to sustain a romance. Perhaps you’ve just come off a really terrible relationship with a toxic human being and you feel like you’re damaged at the moment. Perhaps you’ve learned to embrace the single life too much and you’re too afraid that jumping into relationships is going to mess everything up for you.
Whatever the case, you have to remember that you are always going to be deserving of love. There is nothing in this world that you aren’t worthy of; especially when you work hard for it. However, it is true that everything comes at their own time. You can’t rush love and love can’t rush you. But how do you know exactly if you’re ripe for a relationship? How do you know if you’re ready to love? You don’t want to jump into a relationship only to end up being the cause of its downfall.
The truth is that no one can ever really be sure with that regard. All relationships are always going to be risks. Love is never certain. Love is never going to be guaranteed. It’s something that two people have to work at every day that they’re together. All they can really do is try to make sure that they’re up for the challenge. And even that is hard to do. So if you’re still on the fence about it, then this article is perfect for you. Highlighted here are going to be 7 signs that you’re indeed ready to dive into love and relationships:
1. You’re ready to commit to just a single person.
You know that you’re in it for the monogamy. You don’t want to be experimenting around by dating multiple people at once anymore. You don’t want to be in a noncommittal or open relationship with anyone. When you get into a relationship you want it to be the real deal. You want to establish a connection between yourself and just one other person. You’re not interested in getting third parties involved.
2. You’ve become okay with who you are as an individual.
As clich as it might sound, it’s very important that you fall in love with yourself before you think about falling in love with another person. You have to fall in love with yourself if you really want to know your self-worth; and fight for what you’re deserving of.
3. You have maximized your life as a single person.
When you get in a relationship with someone, you won’t be as free to do whatever you want in life anymore. Granted, the best relationships are still going to be able to give you a sense of freedom. But you won’t totally get to act on your accord anymore. You won’t get to be so selfish because you’re going to have to keep your partner in mind with every decision that you make. So if you feel like you’ve maximized your single life, then you’re ready to commit to a relationship.
4. You know that you’re not using this new relationship as a rebound.
Sometimes, some people will resort to jumping into a new relationship as a way of getting over a bad breakup. This can often be a mistake because it only ends up hurting both people involved. So if you’re sure that you’re completely over your previous relationships, you’re ready for a new one.
5. You feel like you’re ready to make yourself vulnerable again.
You know that part of falling in love is allowing yourself to become vulnerable to another person. And while that may have scared you in the past, you no longer let that intimidated you anymore. You know that you’re willing to risk getting hurt if it means that you get a real shot at experiencing true love with someone. You know that the chance of getting hurt shouldn’t deter you from a chance at falling in love.
6. You’re doing it purely because you want it for yourself.
You’re not pressuring yourself to get into a relationship just because everyone else is getting into a relationship. You want to fall in love because it’s something that you genuinely want for yourself. It’s not a feeling that’s significantly influenced by others.
7. You know what you want out of a partner and out of a relationship as a whole.
You already know what you need out of a partner in a relationship. You’re no longer experimenting with different kinds of people or personalities. You already know what you’re worth. You know that you have your boundaries for whatever relationship that you’re in. And you know that you’re not going to settle for anything less than you think that you deserve. You have your own set of expectations and you’re no longer willing to compromise in these.
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