5 reasons why you’re not ready for a relationship right now


A shift in focus

While others can balance work, family, self and a relationship with no hustle, others just can’t and you could be one of those people. Taking your own time and pace to deal with other aspects of your life before getting into a relationship is totally allowed hence you shouldn’t feel any pressure to rush.

The timing is wrong

Much like our December cover star Minnie reveals that her and husband Quinton Jones knew that they wanted to be together when they met, but the timing just wasn’t right, it could be the same for you. If you are meant to be together fate will sure bring you back together the same way the pair recently experienced their fairytale.

You travel too much for work

Maintaining a long distant relationship is not easy and not everyone can make it work. So, If your job is constantly demanding you to be in and out of the country more often that you would like to, putting a relationship on hold is a good idea.

Investing in yourself

The beauty about life is that it’s a journey and throughout that you get discover new things about yourself you didn’t know existed. So, maybe you’ve just realised you want to study for your Masters degree or travel the world and a relationship will just be in the way for you. According to a relationship expert and writer Amelie Lee you shouldn’t beat yourself up for this because putting yourself first should something than you practice all the time.

You don’t like change

Being in a partnership requires you to adjust certain things about your life to accommodate the other person. This however could be something you’re not willing to change, hence your decision to stay single. A group of psychologists published a study on psychology today and it reveals that people who’ve been single for a long period aren’t willing to change the routine that they’ve spent years establishing. If this is the case for you, they advice that you wait and work on yourself until you feel ready. 

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