Dating is fun. But it can also be an incredibly taxing job. Finding the right person to date is like finding a needle in the haystack. If you are using an online dating app, then you know how tough it is out there. And given all the sour experiences you might have had on these apps, it is normal for you not feel too warm about the idea of online dating. But get this, the chances of you finding the love your life on these online dating applications, are just as much as bumping into them anywhere else. That being said, there are a couple of things, a couple of signs you need to look out before you jump into a relationship.

1.Get Involved For The Right Reasons

Some people jump into relationships too quickly or get into one because their friends are all in relationships and they feel left out or they may have family pressuring them to do so. You might think you are too old, too young for relationships and if it doesn’t feel right for you to rush into a relationship right now, you don’t have to. It is not a race. It happens often that couples break up because one of them, or sometimes both of them, weren’t ready for a relationship. So, if it feels right and the other person agrees with you, then, by all means, jump right into it!

2. Know how Long You See Yourself With The Other Person

This might feel like a very vague consideration because we are not clairvoyant, we can’t tell what the future will look like. But if you like someone, they make your heart beat faster, and if you feel like this endearing trait that you are attracted towards, whatever it might be, is still going to be there and you are still going to be attracted towards it five years down the line, then you are ready to be in a relationship with that person. Little quirks can become annoying and too often relationships fall apart because people and their feelings change. What is funny today can get irritating tomorrow. But if you know their jokes are not harmful, then you may have found the one for you. It’s hard to explain, but you will know.

3.Make Sure To Know What They Want 

A relationship is not a one-way road-  there are two people involved in it. Before getting too serious, talk to each other. Lay down some boundaries and get to know what you two expect from this relationship. A relationship is all about giving and taking and you have to maintain the balance. You want security, comfort, and someone to love you, but love doesn’t alone hold a relationship together. There should be trust and friendship and space where you can talk to each other about what you want. If I want some personal space for myself, I need to let my partner know. If I want a date night every two weeks, again, I would let him know.

4. Know If You Have Enough Time For A Relationship

Rushing into a relationship without considering every factor is not good at all. You want to save yourself the heartbreak, so it’s not just the person but also the timing. You might have chemistry and you might have a connection but relationships need time and effort and maybe both of you don’t have enough of in your life right now. I could be traveling a lot for my job and they could be as well. If we don’t have the time, it can’t work. So, start a relationship when you both know you can invest the time into it.      

5. Know What Sacrifices You Are Willing To Make For A Relationship

You might date people you know and someone might just click for you. But, there are some things to consider. Compromises are necessary for a relationship—in any kind of relationship in fact. You need to be willing to make some sacrifices for some things. Geography might become a hurdle especially if it is a long-distance relationship. Or one of you might be working very long hours. Then there are other factors to consider—family, health, personal issues, and so on. Again, the best way to figure this out is by sitting down and talking about it.

6. Know Yourself

Before you start a relationship, you need to take a closer look at yourself. It is crucial to have total awareness of who you truly are, and what your weaknesses and strengths are before you enter a relationship. Clear out issues, any old hang-ups, and so on before you begin a new chapter in your life. It is important to give time to yourself and stay calm. The more you know yourself, the easier it will be to enter into a new relationship and give it your hundred percent.

The Bottom Line

It is a great feeling when you start feeling the butterflies in your stomach and you know you are falling in love. The giddiness is enthralling and exciting and we all want that perfect relationship. However, a relationship needs a good beginning and the best way to do so is by considering some factors (as mentioned here). You can find the one just right for you with the Eureka dating app.