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Why Self-Confidence is Important When Dating

You might not realise it, but self-confidence plays an important role in the success of any relationship. Self-confidence is showing your partner that you want to be with them, not showing them that you need to be with them – it’s this small distinction that makes relationships much stronger. Here’s why self-confidence is so important in any relationship.

Creates Balance

Self-confidence helps balance the relationship out. If you or your partner are not confident in themselves, the relationship is often unbalanced because one person is requiring all of the other person’s time. By not being confident in yourself, you may be keeping your partner from doing the things they want to do because you are afraid to be apart from them.

In self-confident relationships, each side has no problem spending a little time apart doing their own things – sometimes you might need a night out with friends or your partner want to spend some alone time involved in one of their hobbies. It’s okay to spend some time apart, and in fact, it’s recommended to keep your relationship strong.

If you spend all of your available time together, you won’t have time for other things you truly enjoy. It’s healthy for partners to do things separately so they can then come together and talk about their experiences and share things about themselves. Don’t be afraid to have some alone time.

Self-Confidence Is Attractive

One of the most attractive qualities in a person is self-confidence. It’s something that makes a person seem more outgoing, friendly, and even successful. Rather than focusing on your looks or your clothes, working on your self-confidence will not only add an attractive quality to your personality, but it can also make you a happier person overall.

We all have confidence issues from time to time, some of us more than others. Not having any confidence in yourself can impact your relationships, your career, and your overall quality of life. Working on self-confidence is essential for being successful in relationships, but it’s also important for improving other areas of your life. At the end of the day, being happy and confident in yourself is what’s important.

Find the Right Person

Being confident in yourself will allow you to find the right person for you. We’ve seen too many people fall into relationships that aren’t right for them. You may have heard that some men seek out women who are not confident because they think the woman is less likely to leave them. That’s a clear indication of a lack of self-confidence on both sides of the relationship, which can prove disastrous. When both sides of the relationship lack self-confidence, both partners may feel ‘stuck’ in the relationship and not feel like they have a way out.

Having confidence in yourself will also ensure that you’re taking care of yourself. If you’re not confident in yourself, you may fall into relationships that aren’t good for your wellbeing. You might accept someone treating you badly because you may not feel like you deserve to be treated well. By appreciating yourself and who you are, you’ll start seeing what is acceptable and what is not acceptable in a relationship.

Once you find that right person, you’ll then be able to make that relationship last. Self-confidence allows you to talk about the problems in your relationship rather than hide from them. Issues that aren’t discussed and resolved can quickly ruin a relationship, and many people that lack confidence in themselves avoid bringing up issues in the relationship in fear that it will make the relationship weaker.

Self-confidence is essential for a happy, healthy relationship. For more tips and advice on dating, check out some of our other blog posts or register for one of our fun speed dating events today.