We know that people who brag the most about their relationships on social media tend to be the most insecure, but no word on the people who claim to have married their best friend. ” or “Ten lucky years ago, I married my best friend…” begin seemingly infinite humblebrags online announcing the unions and/or anniversaries of a unique breed of couple: two people so fated that they have combined every possible relationship dynamic into one romantic relationship to form not just a marriage, but the best marriage ever. This week, Bruce Feiler at ponders whether this rampant trend is actually a good idea.
But regardless of gender, when we get into relative measures of happiness, we should be very skeptical.A mature woman has a vision for her future and chases after it with voracity.A mature woman will be someone you can take on the world with.That being said – while women are more likely to speak up about their dating dissatisfaction than men are, I think it’s equally as important to discuss both sides of the coin.So, how does a good woman with class act when in a relationship? While some jealousy [protectiveness] is natural in a relationship, it’s important that both partners are secure enough in themselves and each other to know where to focus their energy.Being intellectually challenging and having the ability to hold real discussions about meaningful topics, will always trump shallow beauty in the long run. How long will you stay in a committed relationship with a beautiful or handsome liar? Being compassionate, supportive, and encouraging towards your partner is a huge part of building a successful relationship.If you cannot trust your partner or believe what they say, how can you construct a solid, lasting foundation with them? Nobody wants a person who is a “Debbie Downer” all the time and will not support them in their endeavors or their times of need. In addition to supporting and encouraging you pursuing your own goals and dreams, she will have her own as well.Being able to recalibrate your relationship as something based on more than being head-over-heels in love, especially to weather difficult times, is a practical move if you want to go the distance.This is especially true once you have kids, and as you get older—when people tend to be most likely to split up.This is an identical point to the last one in the male version of this article, because it is equally true for both genders. She will strive for greatness and therefore inspire others to strive for it as well.This not only includes friends and co-workers, but also significant others.