Why Stubborn People Are Better off Being Single

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There are many things that could contribute to why a person remains single, and for so long. One of those things is by being stubborn. For many reasons which I’m going to elaborate on in this article, stubborn people are difficult, unwilling to compromise, and aren’t very open-minded towards learning new things. These are a few of the main reasons why stubborn people are not only difficult, but why they remain single as well.

When someone is stubborn, they’re not willing to compromise, take turns, or bite their tongue and be wrong once in awhile. Stubborn people are many times arrogant or egotistical to the point where it’s their way or the highway so to speak. The problem with not being willing to compromise in relationships is that one person can never always be right and the other person always wrong. Relationships involve give and take, and they should never be one-sided. In other words, being able to compromise is essential for any healthy and happy relationship.

Another thing that makes it hard to date a stubborn person is the fact that they’re generally not willing to learn new things, and aren’t even open to it whatsoever. This is why you find that many older people feel as if they’re set in their ways, unwilling to change or alter what they’re used to, and rarely, if ever are open to learning, exploring, and trying new things. 

Part of the fun of being in a new relationship or in regards to any relationship for that matter is being able to explore and try new things, and to learn from and with their partner. Being open-minded and trying things that you’ve never done before is a big part of what makes relationships so fun. In relationships, you’re supposed to be open to growth, discovery, and learning new things. The truth is, it doesn’t matter how old someone gets, because we never stop learning and growing, and we should always be open to taking in new information and trying new things. 

If someone acts too stubborn, no one is going to want to be around them, let alone date them. People generally like being around others when they’re fun to be around, easy going, and when they keep things light for the most part. No one wants to be around a toxic person who’s always bringing negativity and drama into their lives, as well as those that are too set in their ways. People want to be around someone that will know how to take turns, share, and be fair. It’s imperative to be fair and to never be too stubborn or unwilling to change or alter your preferred ways of doing things. It’s imperative to keep an open mind.

Whoever we meet in life, and especially those that we want to date or explore a relationship with, it takes being open to seeing who that person is, what they’re all about, and what their likes and dislikes are. You’re never going to be identical to anyone that you meet in life, so you shouldn’t have the hopes of finding your absolute perfect match. Perfect and perfection don’t exist. What you should be looking for is your best possible match, and that will be someone that’s open to learning new things, someone that you can grow with, someone that compromises, appreciates your opinions, they’re open-minded, and all in all, easy-going and fun to be around. 

 

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Anne Cohen

Founder, Owner, Writer, and Editor at Anne Cohen Writes
Anne Cohen is a lifestyle and relationship blogger based in Los Angeles, CA. Her blogs are Anne Cohen and Anne Cohen Writes. She contributes to various publications including The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, and many more. She's passionate about love, writing, chess, and more than anything, her two kids.
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