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Love has a tendency of sweeping many people off their feet. However, with that rush of emotion, physical attraction, and "connection", red flags can get overlooked. The result is a broken heart, and a misguided thought that they "did something wrong". Many times, the tell-tale signs show themselves early in the dating process... if you are paying close attention.
"I met this guy and we had a GREAT time on our first few dates. Then, he vanished! No calls. No texts. Nothing! I was so confused!! What gives with this guy? Was he just bullsh*t? How can I see the signs of this in the future?"
This is not a feel-good article. This is a rant; a fast and furious reality check.
Relationships might end in a flash, but the feelings that were shared don't dissipate at the same speed. Why? Because no matter what caused the breakup, the good things in the relationship are still good. And if they were really good, that will leave a space that isn't easily filled.
I receive hundreds of letters every week. Some of the most common questions include: "What did he mean when he said _________?" "Why did she tell me that she ________?" Often, the answers are highly individualized, and I get into the nitty-gritty details of life, love, and romance with those who write in. I work to decrypt things and shine the proverbial light on the middle-of-the-road truth. But by far, one of the most-asked questions I receive every week is very direct: "Why do they treat me like sh*t?"
Before you buy that venti blended Frappuccino, take a second to think about what you might do for someone else today.
Whether you've been single for years or you're only recently back looking for love, finding a compatible partner is not always an easy task. Follow these five rules to find your match...
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Charles J. Orlando is the author of four books on interpersonal relations and relationship dynamics.