What makes you ready for a relationship?

In my travels around the web, I come across some pretty interesting articles.

This one on the Huffington Post wasn’t any different.

It’s titled: 10 ways to know you’re ready for a relationship.


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And being the curious little thing I clicked the link to read the article. Because you know, there’s never enough self-improvement available for one and who knows, I might learn something new.

Their first paragraph actually caught me. Because it’s something I believe sets a great foundation for your own relationship foundation. And that’s being ready for a relationship.

What does ready mean though?

For me, it means that I’m at a place in my life where I don’t need a relationship, I’m happy, I’m healthy and I’m enjoying my life. It means that I’ve got a balance worked out and that whether I share my journey or not, I’ll be ok and I know I’m ok.

Here’s the 10 points that the article makes:

  1. Be as good as you can, as often as you can.
  2. You’ll put someone else’s interests ahead of your own
  3. You understand the importance of communication
  4. You’ve got some semblance of a path in life
  5. You can let the little things slide
  6. You’re ready to accept someone as they are
  7. You don’t look for someone to complete you
  8. You are happy being single
  9. Your ex is no longer a factor
  10. You are ready to blend your life into someone else’s.

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