Published in Jun 2018 / Updated in Aug 2021
Have you ever found yourself wondering if your relationship is the best one for you? Do you feel like you are underappreciated? Or maybe you are unsure of yourself or how your partner views you. It is okay if you do feel something like this. But it is important to make sure you don’t just ignore these feelings. Examine them to see if there is something you need to act on to make sure you aren’t harming yourself in the long run.
Don’t settle for someone who sees you as “good enough”
Sometimes it is easy for us to get stuck in our ways and even feel comfortable in situations that actually shouldn’t be. It is possible for us to be completely unaware that something is wrong or “off.” That’s why being aware of your life and relationships is important. It allows you to be able to spot when there is something that needs to be addressed between you and your partner before things get too rough for you.
Choosing to settle for someone who’s second-best isn’t something that people generally do. Sometimes it is just an easy thing for us to do without too much thought. Some people opt to do this because it is better than being alone. This doesn’t mean that you must wait and never date anyone until you find the man or woman of your dreams. It just means you should have a good set of things you value in another, that will allow you to make good choices when it comes to partners. This will potentially save you a lot of pain and heartache in the long run.
Believe in your mind that you truly deserve the best out there
Sometimes we get stuck in our ways and end up listening to a negative mindset telling us we’re not good enough, or that we don’t deserve the best. But this is entirely not true. Thinking this way will get us nowhere in life and it surely does not lead to happiness in a relationship.
Keep in mind, by telling yourself you deserve the best, it doesn’t mean the best looking, most attractive, and sought-after person. It means you deserve the person that is the best for you. Someone that shares the same visions, hopes, dreams, and aspirations in life. Someone that matches your energy and makes you feel alive and excited about life. Never choose to settle for someone that makes you feel alone or isolated, put down and defeated, just so that you’re not alone. This is a terrible choice to make.
You deserve someone who chooses you
You’ll know when and if you’ve chosen the right person for you because they’ll choose you as well. This just means you’ll be able to see that they appreciate and love you just as much as you love them. You won’t feel as though you’re giving and giving and yet not receiving anything in return. You’ll find yourself much happier and full of life and joy. This is the way the right person for you will make you feel. Never settle for someone who isn’t sure about you in the same way you’re sure about them. You’ll find yourself much better off in life.