Successful Relationships Reading Corner
This week’s blog asks if you’re losing your identity in a relationship. Here are some thoughts to this topic.
How to Be With Someone But Still Be Yourself “But that feeling of merging may contribute to you feeling like you’re losing your identity—or losing yourself in the relationship. When two become one, there’s beauty to that. A reciprocal relationship celebrates and encourages your unique sense of self within it. But that process usually doesn’t happen cleanly, and you may start to fear that your independent self will be annihilated.”
5 Things You Can Do To Avoid Losing Your Identity In The Relationship “A recent study from the University of Liverpool in the U.K. found that of the men and women who had entered into a married or cohabiting relationship for the first time during the study, many noted they experienced a loss of their single identities, specifically after moving in with their partners.”
7 Ways to Tell if You’re Losing Yourself in Your Relationship “Sometimes our relationship can lead us to lose confidence in ourselves, stop doing the things that are important to us, compromise our lives for our partner and sometimes our personality even starts to change.”