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Things that can hurt you while dating: Therapist shares

Published on May 11, 2023 06:53 PM IST
  • The feelings of discomfort or the red flags that we ignore in the initial phase, often become the major reasons for parting later.
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When we start to date, we are in a dreamy phase. Everything feels good, and we often end up making assumptions about the other person that may not be true. In the initial phase of dating, we often make a lot of mistakes which get us hurt later. Addressing this, Psychotherapist Emily H Sanders wrote, “It’s important to know what mistakes can get in the way of you moving efficiently through those with whom you won’t be compatible.” She further shared a few things that can get us hurt.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 11, 2023 06:53 PM IST

When we start to date, we are in a dreamy phase. Everything feels good, and we often end up making assumptions about the other person that may not be true. In the initial phase of dating, we often make a lot of mistakes which get us hurt later. Addressing this, Psychotherapist Emily H Sanders wrote, “It’s important to know what mistakes can get in the way of you moving efficiently through those with whom you won’t be compatible.” She further shared a few things that can get us hurt.(Unsplash)

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In the initial phase of firecrackers, we often confuse passion with compatibility. Passion may wear off at some time, but when two people are compatible, they find a way to stay together. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 11, 2023 06:53 PM IST

In the initial phase of firecrackers, we often confuse passion with compatibility. Passion may wear off at some time, but when two people are compatible, they find a way to stay together. (Unsplash)

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We often ignore the mistakes that we make in the phase of dating because we find great potential in that person and the future. But in most cases, they may not turn out to be true. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 11, 2023 06:53 PM IST

We often ignore the mistakes that we make in the phase of dating because we find great potential in that person and the future. But in most cases, they may not turn out to be true. (Unsplash)

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When words and the actions of the person do not align, we should understand that it is a major red flag. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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When words and the actions of the person do not align, we should understand that it is a major red flag. (Unsplash)

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We also do not end up speaking of the needs we have and the boundaries that we have, in fear that we may scare the other person away. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 11, 2023 06:53 PM IST

We also do not end up speaking of the needs we have and the boundaries that we have, in fear that we may scare the other person away. (Unsplash)

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In the initial phase of dating, we may assume that we are exclusive. However, we should have a clear conversation regarding the same and get clarity on where the relationship stands. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 11, 2023 06:53 PM IST

In the initial phase of dating, we may assume that we are exclusive. However, we should have a clear conversation regarding the same and get clarity on where the relationship stands. (Unsplash)

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The feelings of discomfort or the red flags that we ignore in the initial phase, often become the major reasons for parting later. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 11, 2023 06:53 PM IST

The feelings of discomfort or the red flags that we ignore in the initial phase, often become the major reasons for parting later. (Unsplash)

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