Some people think it’s fine to slack off in relationships and if you’re one of them, stay the hell away from me. When I have a partner, I expect them to give everything they have when it comes to affection, commitment, and overall effort, and this is why I won’t tolerate anything less.
1. I CAN’T GIVE MORE THAN I TAKE.
I always give my everything in relationships and in the past, I was OK with it when my partner didn’t reciprocate that kind of effort. But I’ve realized that I can’t keep accepting that kind of imbalance in my love life, so if you’re cruising through our relationship with minimal effort, I’m out. I need someone who’s as invested in the relationship as I am.
2. NEITHER OF US SHOULD BE WASTING OUR TIME.
We’re not getting any younger, and frankly, I don’t feel like spending a single second dating someone who doesn’t take our relationship seriously. Half-assing a relationship is an easy way to flush weeks, months, or even years down the drain instead of spending them more productively. I’d rather spend that time with someone I wanted to give my everything to — wouldn’t you?