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5 Signs to Know He’s the One

You think you know everything about a guy, and then one day he turns out exactly the opposite. Then you lay down that mattress and think back how much you have thought that he’s the one when he’s definitely not.

We all have our definition of “the one”. A tall lean guy, a good looking gentleman or someone who gives you flowers and chocolates and remembers your birthday, valentines, anniversary or even the birthday of your dog.

But then things turned out wrong and the next thing you knew, you broke up— you’re back to being an all-by-myself again waiting for the right guy to come knocking down your doorstep telling you “Hi! I’m the one!”

How to Know if He’s the One?

With all those romantic stories we’ve seen on Facebook and curated couple photos on Instagram, it becomes so harder for us to know how to really define “the one”.

You have so many questions, and you just don’t know where and when to star. Well, here are a few checklists you should know.

1. You share the same value

It is so amazing to finally found someone who shares the same value as you. When you do you know that you both are going to make a good understanding of everything— that at one point you will meet at one decision because you both have agreed on it.

2. He is honest

Like about everything. If he is someone who never tells lies, except when he’s sabotaging a surprise for you, then that guy is the one. You can even do a good lie detector test to see if he’s lying or not, or maybe confirm a few things if you’d like.

3. He means everything he said

It is so hard to find someone who means everything he said. When he says he’s going to pick you up by 9, he’ll be there even before you know it. When he said he wanted to make it up to you, he will in 101% make-up points. I mean, guys like these are men who will do everything for you— that my girl is someone you should find.

4. ‘I love you’ isn’t just a sweet thing

Saying I love you is a real sweet thing— but it is more than just a gesture, or words, but it is an expression of love. Find someone who says it with the sparkle in his eyes and the burning feeling in his skin.

5. Gives you space

A real guy know he doesn’t own you, a real guy knows that the world does not revolve around him. So he will give you space, time for yourself to get your hair done, nails pampered and eyelashes fix. Find that guy!

Romantic Relationship: A Test of Social Emotional Competence

Committing to someone in the romantic sense may be one of the happiest decisions to make in one’s life. Yet the question left hanging after making that decision, is for how long will the commitment last?

A romantic relationship is regarded as the stage to which a friendly or dating relationship has developed. However, there are those who prefer to stay non-committal even after reaching the stage of intimacy. Usually, because of hesitancy to further advance a relationship into the romantic stage.

Romance requires involving another person in making a decision; or becoming part of someone else’s considerations when making decisions. The hesitancy fortifies when opposing ideas lead to conflicts; preventing a couple from arriving at an amicable decision.

How Soon Should a Romantic Relationship Advance to Marriage

Romantic love is more demanding, and the willingness to commit to all its intricacies requires more than physical intimacy. When a serious romantic relationship endures, in which the connected couple weathers all tests and challenges, the next stage to consider is a more binding, marital relationship.

Not all marriages though went from dating to courtship, to engagement stages. Some were borne out of whirlwind romance, others were simply arranged between families, or entered into for reasons other than love, such as convenience. However, it cannot be concluded that those kinds of marriages are doomed from the start. Couples who are likely to succeed in keeping such legal union intact are those who have a well-developed social and emotional competence.

Understanding the Concept of Social and Emotional Competence

Modern educators of grade school students engage the class into actual gardening activities. The purpose of which is not only to give them practical insights on how seeds sprout into a plant and reach full potential as a flowering plant. A gardening activity also aims to develop each child’s sense of caring for other living things.

In their involvement, children become aware that they must take certain actions to supply the plant’s needs to ensure that their seeds will be able to grow roots. As they become more committed to caring for their plant, they will have developed an understanding that they must continue to provide the needs of their plant if they want to see it grow; from a seedling, turning into a young adult plant, and eventually, into a mature plant capable of producing flowers.

The sense of caring is only one aspect to develop to attain social and emotional competence. Another aspect to instill in a child is a sense of empathy. In learning to empathize, young minds will learn to understand how to interact with other living beings, along with their different behaviors and characteristics. A meaningful activity that can help children learn about empathy is one that involves caring for animals; usually of the small types like hamsters or chinchillas.

A chinchilla is a good example because unlike hamsters, the small furry animals suffer from human cruelty in light of their commercial value in the fur-trading industry. A child, therefore, will have greater empathy, once they get to have a picture of how the animals must feel if held in captivity and not as household pets.

The gentle creatures need cages that will allow them to jump and run around in, as well as for them to sink their teeth in without causing harm. In empathizing with such behavior, a child will seek to provide their pet with the best chinchilla cage, in the same way, that parents seek to provide their children with the best environment.

Still, social-emotional competence is not a cure-all answer that ensures a romantic or marital relationship will endure. Ideally, there must be cooperation and coordination from both parties. Nonetheless, if at least one possesses such capability, there is a chance that his or her partner would eventually acquire and develop the same trait.