Typically, people tend to hesitate when it comes to taking relationship advice from single people. But in reality, there are a number of things unattached people can teach people who are boo’d up. From tips to improving the relationship to self-care tips, there’s a lot to learn.
In other words, single people tend to give blunt, honest and useful advice to their coupled up friends. Whether you’re married or fresh into a relationship, it’s perfectly fine to reach to your third wheel from time to time for some help. The important thing is to make sure their words of wisdom comes from a sincere, genuine and unproblematic place.
So if you’re in a relationship right now, and you’re wondering what you could possibly learn from a single person, we’re here to tell you.
Check out 5 things you can learn from single people…
1. Try not to lose yourself
First off, single people are perfect reminders that you should never give up your sense of self for another person. Yes, relationships involve compromise and understanding but that doesn’t mean you should lose who you are. Don’t stop pursuing your personal hobbies or interests and things that give you joy.
2. It’s okay to make mistakes
Another lesson to learn from your unattached friends, is that you shouldn’t be too hard on yourself. Yes, you’d hurt or misunderstand the person unintentionally and intentionally sometimes, but remind yourself that you’re a work in progress. P.s there are mistakes that are almost unforgivable depending on the level of it and who you’re with. So don’t go about hurting your boo anyhow.
3. Don’t be afraid to explore with your boo
That rush of thrill and adrenaline single people feel when they’re talking to someone new is very much achievable for you too. Basically, try getting to now your partner over and over again and it’ll help you surprise or please them in new exciting ways. Also, have check ins with them to know if there’s something they’d like to do with you.
4. There’s nothing you can’t handle
If you could handle interacting with multiple people and personalities when you were single, you can handle whatever comes with one. Yep, there’s a level of patience you tend to learn when you’re dealing with the emotional rollercoaster that comes with the single streets
Finally, you learn that you only live once. So whatever it is that you want to say or do to, and with your boo, do it! Being committed doesn’t mean being boring and staying in your comfort zone, it’s a great opportunity to make wonderful memories with the love of your life.