When we meet a potential partner and experience the initial infatuation that comes with a new relationship, it’s tempting to think of that person as the “perfect” match for us, but in reality, relationships aren’t that simple, and there’s really no such thing as perfection when it comes to a partner or a relationship. Rather, it takes a lot of hard work on behalf of both parties involved, and a strong sense of commitment to that person for the right reasons. This post from Huffington Post explores that idea in a bit more detail.
The writer argues that committing to a partner because they seem perfect is actually the wrong way to go about a real, mature relationship, and that you should commit to each other in spite of things not being perfect, instead. When two people believe that they're right for each other (not perfect, as that is an unattainable ideal), they should commit to each other by choice, not obligation. The love they have for one another should be stronger and worth more to each other than any hard times they might go through, or any temptations that might come along. For more on the value of truly committing to your partner, continue reading.
Read the full article here: Relationships Are Not Easy but They Are Worth It