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How can I be more successful in relationships?

Lisa Oz
Health Education
The first and most important thing you can do whenever you're anticipating being in a new relationship is to be really honest with yourself. Most of us never get beyond the superficial layer of our motivations: We think we want to be in a relationship because we're lonely, because it'd be fun, or because we want sexual intimacy. It would really serve your relationships better if you spend time examining your needs, desires, fears, and motivations and looking at your past, what you want presently, and who you are. If you don't, you'll never be able to connect with someone on an intimate level. You will be less fearful of commitment and new possibilities if you focus on all of the good things that come with these new experiences. You’ll be more successful and happier.

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