Now, I stand my ground.
Don't try to force yourself to like boys.
Every day after a break up, it gets a little bit easier.
"It helps to hear that and know that you can keep going, even when your entire world has been turned upside down." — Jen, 23
Maintain a sense of independence in a relationship. Prioritize communication. And know what you deserve.
If someone wants to make it work, they will.
At some point in our relationship, I decided to give this 'communication' thing a shot.
Don't hide your most genuine self.
Not to forget about my friends just because I'm in a relationship now.
Live in the moment.
There's no room for assumptions in a relationship.
Be with a person who you’re friends with.
Make sure you're dating each other and not a fantasy version of each other.
It's important to have other people you can talk to and rely on.
Don't be too clingy.
"We broke up because of that, and I learned a lot. Now, I've learned that everyone needs their space. Sure it's necessary to have daily contact to see how your SO is doing, but sometimes it is okay to go half a day without sending a text message to the other person. People have busy lives." — bbhatti12 via Reddit.