Be honest but not unrealistic - expert on lowering standards in a new relationship

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Some may consider it compromising too much, and others may say it is lowering standards. Meeting someone new means you will have to get to know them – things like what they typically like, their principles, lifestyle, what they do for a living, etc.

Depending on who you are, compromise and lowering your standards can easily happen, all while getting to know someone. Imagine you want to go on a romantic first date. Your partner wants to cook for you at their place when all you want is a steak and a salad made by a chef.

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