Dear Dr. Chani. I would never have dreamed of living through something like the coronavirus. It has been hard all around, but the setback to my dating is particularly poignant. I was just beginning to get hopeful about starting to date. When I returned to America after two years in Israel, I was not rushing …
How can the euphoria and excitement leading up to a wedding be dashed into the melancholy of a broken engagement? It is hard to know what happens behind the scenes of someone else’s shattered engagement. Each story is different. At the same time, there are certain common threads that run through most broken engagements.
“I just haven’t found the right person yet.” Tamara sank back against the couch cushions, slumping her shoulders down. Her spirits were so heavy it seemed like she would sink into the ground if not for the floor beneath her. “It is so hard,” she sighed. “There is just nobody out there.” Why is it so hard to find a great person to marry?
Based on my over twenty years of experience relationship coaching and scientific research, I have found that people who are most happily married attribute their relationship success to three main qualities. Keep these three qualities in mind as you date to help you find and develop a relationship with a person who is right for you.