If you’re looking for a little guidance when it comes to love, you’ve come to the right place.
The Cheat Sheet spoke with eight top relationship experts to get some of their best advice. The best relationship advice I’ve ever gotten, and that I give, is “easy does it.” Too often we get caught up in fear-based needs to control our partner.
Okay, so I would never claim to have it all figured out, but I can say that I’m pretty good at solving other people’s problems. My friends come to me for love and support and advice, and I can usually give them a little nugget or two of truthy, kind, realness to help them determine what to do. It might be that they’re not over their ex or that they still have to finish college.
Which is why I’ve compiled a small listicle of things to remember, when it comes to relationships and dating. It might be that they’re in between jobs and living at home.
ON BREAKUPS: Sometimes people just have pre-existing conditions. A pre-existing condition is everything somebody comes into a relationship with.
This pull becomes a destructive compulsion that corrodes the integrity of the relationship.
It replaces respect and compassion with anger and resentment.
This is not a list where it’s all or nothing—that is, in order to be a disciple, all of these ideas need to be in place.
It’s important to remember that discipleship is a process and a journey.