Dating questions long term relationships commitment
Diagnose the true status of your relationship instead of trying to weigh it on a scale.
First, the book points out the wrong way to make this decision. Weighing the pros and cons seems logical, but it doesn’t provide you with the right kind of information you need to make this decision.
The wrong way is to use a balance-scale approach, attempting to weigh the pros and cons of staying vs. There will be pros and cons in every relationship, so how do you know if yours are fatal or tolerable or even wonderful?
It’s called Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay by Mira Kirshenbaum.
I read this book many years ago, and it completely changed how I think about long-term relationships.
Should you stay, openly committing to that relationship for life? Maybe what you have is good enough and you’d be a fool to abandon it in search of a new relationship you may never find.