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40 Relationship Tips That Are Actually Terrible Advice

Best Life Logo By Julia Malacoff of Best Life | Slide 2 of 41: The problem with this advice is that very few couples have a seamless move-in experience, which means it’s easy to assume that a few hiccups along the way mean your relationship is doomed.“Healthy, happy couples don’t start out compatible,” explains Patty Newbold, a marriage educator. “They build their relationship skills dealing with the small differences so that they’re ready for the big ones that come along later. Create a lifestyle and a home you’re both compatible with, and do it together, so you’re ready for whatever illnesses, losses, disabilities, career changes, lapses in character, and childrearing challenges might come up later.” And for some warning signs you should keep a keen eye out for, learn the 20 Surefire Signs Your Relationship Is Over.

1. “Living Together Is A Great Way to Test The Waters for The Future”

The problem with this advice is that very few couples have a seamless move-in experience, which means it’s easy to assume that a few hiccups along the way mean your relationship is doomed.

“Healthy, happy couples don’t start out compatible,” explains Patty Newbold, a marriage educator. “They build their relationship skills dealing with the small differences so that they’re ready for the big ones that come along later. Create a lifestyle and a home you’re both compatible with, and do it together, so you’re ready for whatever illnesses, losses, disabilities, career changes, lapses in character, and childrearing challenges might come up later.” And for some warning signs you should keep a keen eye out for, learn the 20 Surefire Signs Your Relationship Is Over.

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