A healthy relationship requires trust, honesty, mutual respect and equality, and those are exactly the things that are missing when people come into relationships with these unrealistic expectations. Real Talk: Forever sounds romantic, but the truth is, for most of us “forever” doesn’t exist.
It’s totally understandable and reasonable to not want to get hurt.
But really, there shouldn't be a reason for him to literally “fight” for you.
It’s fair to expect your partner to want the relationship, but what you can’t expect is that he’ll do anything to save it—especially if you’re the one putting your relationship at risk.
It's not uncommon for a girl to ask me what my intentions are.
Everyone has the right to end any relationship at any time, for any reason. We know breakups can be really tough, but just because a relationship ends doesn’t mean anyone failed, or that you don’t ever deserve to be happy in a healthy relationship.
To combat the blindsided feeling of breaking up when you thought everything was perfect, it’s important that you and your partner/s respect each other enough to be open and honest about how you each feel.
Usually, I get asked something along the lines of, “What are your intentions with me?
Are you looking for something serious, or are you just looking for a hookup?