5. You’re Honest with Each Other

You’re Honest with Each Other

A good relationship cannot be built on lies, so unless you’re honest with him, and he’s honest with you, it’s not a good relationship.

This includes big lies as well as smaller fibs… and if there’s anything you’re not sharing with him, now’s the time to start.

Neither of You Have Drama

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Sheila
Hi Sam, Welcome to AWS! Firstly, there is no relationship in the world that will have all 8 signs working for them because perfection simply doesn't exist. No matter who you are with, you will end up fighting, arguing about things, disagreeing sometimes and that's just part and parcel of the relationship. At the end of the day, if you are happy with him and love him and it's mutual, that's what counts. As for these issues that he keeps bringing up, if he won't stop when you tell him to stop, just ignore it. Sometimes not reacting works best. As for the fighting, like you said a relationship has its ups and downs. It's what your fighting about that matters more. If it's the little insignificant things, ignore them. If it's bigger issues, you need to talk about it and try and find a way to get over it.
Sam
So, here's my problem. My boy and I have issues with 1, 2, and 6. But besides that, everything is great. I am always so excited to see him (we go to separate colleges) and love just being around him. He makes me laugh and we have the best time together. He also knows me well enough to call me on my bs and make me think about things. However, sometimes his comments come off as hurtful. He says I need to not be overly sensitive, but when I ask him not to bring up a subject more than once, I feel it's fair for me to be upset when he does, especially when it's something I'm insecure about. I could see myself marrying him, but we've been fighting so much lately. And our entire 1 1/2 yr long relationship has had various ups and downs. How can I make this work?
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