Myth: I can only be happy and fulfilled if I’m in a relationship or It’s better to have a bad relationship than no relationship.Fact: While there are health benefits that come with being in a solid relationship, many people can be just as happy and fulfilled without being part of a couple.Myth: I didn’t feel close to my parents, so intimacy is always going to be uncomfortable for me.
With the right resolution skills, conflict can also be an opportunity for growth in a relationship.
Myth: If I don’t feel an instant attraction to someone, it’s not a relationship worth pursuing.
Fact: This is an important myth to dispel, especially if you have a history of making inappropriate choices.
But both men and women experience the same core emotions such as sadness, anger, fear, and joy. Fact: Love is rarely static, but that doesn’t mean love or physical attraction is doomed to fade over time.
As we age, both men and women have fewer sexual hormones, but emotion often influences passion more than hormones, and sexual passion can become stronger over time.