Dating can be exhausting.
Don’t get me wrong; it’s well worth it. You’re looking for the one person you want to spend your life with. As a result, you’re going to date a lot of wrongs.
But along the way, you have to stick to your values. And this may seem obvious, but I see, time and time again, people undermining their values for the sake of “love.”
I don’t think it’s on purpose. Hell, I think it goes pretty unnoticed. And on the rare occasion we can see our flaws, sometimes our vision can be blurred. The cause (a partner) may seem bigger than the means (sacrificing values).
I’ve been in this boat. I’ve been in relationships where I allowed myself to be mistreated; I acted like the laid back girl who was okay with anything.
But finding a partner and respecting your values go hand in hand. You don’t want to be with someone that requires you to be less than who you are.
With this in mind, start becoming more aware of your dating life. If you’re doing any of the following, chances are, you’re not respecting your values while dating: