In relationships, there are those that come and go, while others show real signs of being a lifelong commitment. How can one tell the difference between the two?
Many of us in our lifetime will have multiple love interests, whether it’s serious for some or not so serious for others. Here are five signs that will tell a person, if their partner is one that’s marriage material.
You can’t see your life without them
It’s often an obvious indication sometimes that when you can’t see life without them, then they’re someone who has made a serious impact. There are some though that you can’t envision life without and that might still end up in a breakup. Not all relationships need to end in hurt, where both end up blocking one another on social media.
For some, remaining friends can be possible. However, there will be some relationships where you cannot envision having anyone else and that person is your idea of marriage material. It’s important to remember though that this needs to be reciprocated and sadly, that’s not always the case.
There have already been talks about the future
Have they already picked out an engagement ring on Brilliant Earth? Chances are, they’ve thought about the future and are openly comfortable with talking about it. Chatting about future events like having kids or getting married can often happen in a relationship that’s comfortable talking about these types of subjects.
It might not be for everyone but those that are more open with that conversation, are likely looking for something more serious. That’s always a good indicator if you’re someone looking for the same thing!
It’s easy to communicate and trust them
Do you find it easy enough to communicate with them about anything and everything? If it’s easy to talk about everything, then chances are you’ve got it good with this relationship.
Communication is one thing that many relationships can have problems with and often enough, it results in a breakup. It’s always good to communicate with your partner, whether you live together or not.
You’ve already moved in with them
Have you already moved in with them? Well, that’s definitely a hurdle down that many can fall flat on their faces with.
When a couple moves in together, it exposes both the individual’s bad habits. That can often be a make-or-break situation for some. The pandemic, for example, had a majorly negative influence on relationships that were forced to live together during this time. As a result, many broke up
Both parties are happy to make compromises
In a relationship that’s heading the way of marriage and life-long commitment, both parties need to be able to make compromises. Sacrifices are needed within a relationship to make it work and it’s dependent on how willing each person is when it comes to compromising and sacrificing certain things in life.
Signs of marriage are something that is important to look out for when heading into a relationship. Use these tips to spot them!