Magazine articles on healthy dating relationships
Except, of course, it doesn’t work out that way for most people.
The majority of marriages fail, either ending in divorce and separation or devolving into bitterness and dysfunction.
It's totally normal to look at the world through rose-colored glasses in the early stages of a relationship.
But for some people, those rose-colored glasses turn into blinders that keep them from seeing that a relationship isn't as healthy as it should be.
Some people live in homes with parents who fight a lot or abuse each other — emotionally, verbally, or physically.Someone who's not happy or secure may have trouble being a healthy relationship partner.Also, intense relationships can be hard for some teens.Some are so focused on their own developing feelings and responsibilities that they don't have the emotional energy it takes to respond to someone else's feelings and needs in a close relationship. You will be, and you can take all the time you need.Ever notice that some teen relationships don't last very long?