It’s completely normal to feel a mix of excitement and uncertainty when it comes to entering into a new relationship. Sometimes, we may feel ready to take the plunge, while other times, we may feel a bit more hesitant.
The following questions are designed to give you a sense of whether or not you may be ready for a relationship at this time.
It’s important to keep in mind that these are just guidelines and everyone’s journey is different. Just because you didn’t check off every single box doesn’t mean you can’t or shouldn’t enter into a relationship. Use these questions as a starting point for self-reflection and consider seeking out additional support or guidance if you have any concerns.
I believe I can handle the responsibilities that come with starting my own family.
I am willing to be supportive.
I can trust my partner with my finances.
I am really good at managing my emotions.
I don’t have any self-esteem issues.
I am ready to care for another person.
I am ready to give my relationship the time it needs.
I can be completely myself with my partner.
I know how to express my needs and wants in a healthy and respectful way.
I realize that my partner may need some time to themselves, and I am okay with that.
I freely express my expectations in a relationship.
I have good conflict-resolution skills.
I can take care of myself financially.
I am comfortable with both being in a relationship and being alone.
I understand my priorities very well.
Generally speaking, I have positive feelings about entering a relationship.
I am ready to share my personal space with my life partner.
I am aware that I will still need to process my own emotions and feelings and that my partner cannot do it for me.
I am comfortable with the idea of being vulnerable.
I feel confident and secure.
I have strong support systems of friends and family to rely on when I need it.
I am good with money.
I am ready for a stable long-term relationship.
I am aware that being in a relationship may involve being able to put my partner’s needs before my own at times.
I am ready to compromise for the sake of my relationship.
I have enough time and energy to share my life with another person.
I am not worried about potential ups and downs, and I believe I can handle it.
I know exactly what I want and need in a relationship.
I am able to be open with my partner.
I express my feelings without hesitation.
I am aware that even after spending years together, there may still be boundaries that I need to respect.
I am not concerned about having to consult my partner about important decisions in the future.
I take care of myself.
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