Don’t Consider a Relationship Unless You Understand These 10 Things

Relationships are a lot of work, and people often enter them not understanding the full weight of their responsibilities.

The Reddit community compiled a list of things everyone should know before getting into a relationship.

Not Only Are You Getting a Partner, You Need To Be One as Well

“This is very well put! And honestly something I really had to learn growing up.. I am with my husband for many years, and he is just the most amazing man ever.


Accept the Other Person as They Are

One user cautioned, “Which means that if there’s something about them that’s a dealbreaker for you, don’t expect that it will ever change.


Don't Pretend To Be Someone You're Not Just To Get Into the Relationship

One user warned, “If you're pretending to be someone you aren't to get in the relationship it's not going to work.” Another agreed, “Do you love yourself?


Your Happiness Is Your Responsibility

One person pointed out, “Yes. Some are missing the nuance here but essentially if you think the other person’s job is to MAKE you happy, everyone is going to have a bad time.


Sometimes, It’s Just Not Worth Fighting For

“Relationships have hard times. But it shouldn’t ALWAYS be a hard time sometimes you just have to accept your energies don’t align and move on to allow yourself true happiness.”