The dating scene is a heated one. But, many people think it’s a great idea to date, someone, you don’t love.
Because they think it will make them happier than being alone would.
But, as you know, this is not always the case, and here are 11 reasons why:
1) They’ll get hurt
Dating someone you don’t love can lead to a lot of pain.
You see, if you’re not into them, they’ll be hurt when things don’t work out.
When you’re in a relationship, you get to see the person’s true personality.
You get to know them through their actions, words, and the way they interact with everything around them and trust me they will realize eventually that you don’t love them.
Nothing feels worse than coming to that heartbreaking realization.
2) You’ll spend all your time together and never have time for yourself
Dating someone you don’t love will make you spend all your time together.
You’ll never have time to yourself, and that’s really not what we’re looking for in a relationship.
Especially when you don’t love them.
You see, when you love someone you don’t mind spending all your time together but if you don’t have strong feelings, you will start resenting them for it.
3) You’ll never learn anything new
Dating someone you don’t love can be very frustrating.
You’ll never learn anything new about that person and frankly, you will also not learn a lot about life.
This also won’t help you in the long run. It’s going to make you very anxious and stressed out, and you’ll never be able to get close to someone that you don’t love.
In my own experience loving someone means they teach you about themselves, the world, and also yourself.
Being stuck with someone you don’t love will only result in stagnating in learning about these things.
4) You can’t bring out his inner hero
When you don’t love the person you are dating (especially if he’s a man), you won’t be able to bring out his inner hero.
This is important because bringing out this instinct in him can actually help you both be more in love.
There’s a new theory in the relationship world that’s causing quite a stir – it’s called the hero instinct.
Coined by relationship expert James Bauer, this fascinating concept finally explains how men really think and feel in relationships.
And it’s something most women have never even heard of.
According to James Bauer, men don’t actually need a lot to feel content in their relationships. To most people’s surprise, it has nothing to do with sex.
You see, men have innate drivers. These are natural responses that they’re not even aware of. But when a woman comes along and triggers them, it causes a powerful response.
The result is a man who loves harder, commits wholeheartedly, and truly dedicates himself to the relationship.
So, how can you trigger your man’s hero instinct?
Well, you certainly don’t need to act like a damsel in distress or buy him a cape. It’s quite simple, actually.
All you have to do is give your man certain signals that make him feel needed in the relationship. These allow him to step to the plate and feel fulfilled in his role as your partner.
And these signals are revealed in this simple and genuine video by James Bauer.
The truth is, once you understand how the hero instinct works, there’s no telling what heights your relationship can reach.
So if you want to give your man what he truly wants from you, make sure to check out James Bauer’s excellent video. In it, he reveals the exact texts and phrases you can use straight away.
If this can’t be triggered in him, your relationship will have a problem.
5) You’ll only be together for the wrong reasons
More often than not, the people who are in relationships with people they don’t love are actually doing it for the wrong reasons.
People often think that dating someone they don’t love will make them happier.
But, in reality, this is not always the case.
In fact, the only reason someone is dating someone they don’t love is that they think it will make them feel loved.
But, as you know, that’s not how things work. You will know that your feelings are neither mutual nor genuine.
They may be in a relationship because they’re desperate or because they can’t live without the other person.
And, as you know, being in a relationship for the wrong reasons can be very harmful to both parties involved.
6) It’s going to be a disaster
The first thing you’re going to realize when dating someone you don’t love is that it is going to be a disaster.
There’s no telling what kind of relationship you’re going to have and how it’s going to turn out.
One thing that’s for sure is that it’s going to be incredibly difficult to keep things together.
You might think that dating someone you don’t love is a great idea, but it’s not worth it in the long run, trust me.
The reality is that you’ll only be unhappy if you date someone you don’t love.
7) It’s going to be too much work
If you’re not in a good relationship, dating someone you don’t love is going to be really difficult.
For one, it’s going to be really hard to stay together long-term because you two are just so different.
Plus, being with someone you don’t love is a lot of work, believe me.
You see, even being in a loving relationship can be very fulfilling, but definitely not easy.
There are so many things that we have to do just to stay on the same page and make sure everything is okay.
So, being in a relationship with someone you don’t love can be really draining because it’s really hard to try and focus on anything else when there’s this person around with who you are just not compatible.
I mentioned this fascinating concept earlier: the hero instinct. When a man’s inner hero is triggered, he’s more likely to try and work on the relationship.
Just by knowing the right things to say to him, you’ll open a part of him that no woman has ever reached before.
And the easiest way to do so is by watching this free video by James Bauer. In it, he’ll reveal simple phrases and texts you can use to make your man truly yours.
8) You won’t treat them the way they deserve
When you date someone you don’t love, you’re not going to get the same level of care and attention that they would get from a loved one.
You’ll also miss out on all the fun and excitement that comes with being in a relationship.
Essentially, you’ll both be living in your own little world and won’t be able to share any of the important things in life.
Think about it: You may even end up resenting each other because you’ll be living in two separate bubbles.
And frankly, they don’t deserve that.
No matter what, they deserve to be with someone who loves them, so if you can’t be that person for them, you should let them go, it’ll be easier for both of you.
9) You are wasting both of your times
On that note, if you are with someone you don’t love, you are just wasting both of your time.
You see, dating someone you don’t love won’t make you happier than being alone.
It will, in fact, make you much more miserable.
You’ll both be busy trying to figure out how to get along and make the other person happy, knowing that you can never fulfill them completely.
If you ask me, this could lead to a very unhappy relationship.
You’ll also miss out on all of the fun and excitement that dating can offer.
It’s important to remember that there are plenty of other people out there who are interested in getting to know you.
But you can’t meet them while you are still dating a person who is not meant for you.
Essentially, you are just wasting your own time and the time of your partner, and that’s just not fair.
10) You might settle for them without realizing it
When you date someone you don’t love, you’re usually not getting what you want in return.
You might settle for someone who is easy to live with or someone who will make your life less lonely, knowing that you aren’t happy, though.
You might feel forced to date them because you think it will make things better.
But, the truth is that this relationship will only worsen and last longer if you don’t try to break it off.
Being with someone who doesn’t love you sounds better than being alone, but it’s not always the case.
And the worst part about it?
You might be settling for someone who won’t appreciate you or someone who will never truly care about you.
It’s important to remember that there are people out there who do care about you and want a relationship with you.
However, I’ve seen people date someone they don’t love just for the sake of not being alone, and do you want to know what happened?
They ended up getting married.
Being together was always the comfortable choice, better than ripping off the bandaid and being on their own for a while.
Without intending to do so, they settled for this relationship void of love and are now unhappy together.
End things before it gets to a point of no return!
11) You are blocking real love from finding you
Last but not least the most important reason:
Dating someone you don’t love can stop real love from finding you. It can prevent you from developing a strong, meaningful relationship.
You deserve to find someone who makes you happy and is compatible with your lifestyle.
By now, you should realize that the person you are dating who you don’t love is not that someone.
Now: there is something very scary about dating someone you don’t love.
You could be blocking yourself from finding real, true love.
Imagine this: maybe you could be with the love of your life already, but you haven’t met them because you choose to stay with your current partner.
In German, we have a saying that goes something like this: Each pot has a lid.
Essentially, it means that there is a person out there for everyone.
If you don’t love your partner, they are not your lid, believe me.
However, you could give it another shot and try to see if maybe there is a spark between you, after all.
I touched on the hero instinct earlier – it’s the perfect remedy for the situation you’re facing.
Because once a man’s hero instinct is triggered, he’ll only have eyes for you. You’ll reach a part of him that no woman has ever managed to reach before.
And in return, he’ll be compelled to commit to you and love you like he’s never loved another woman.
So if you’re ready to take that plunge and reach new heights in your relationship, make sure to check out relationship expert James Bauer’s invaluable advice.
Can a relationship coach help you too?
If you want specific advice on your situation, it can be very helpful to speak to a relationship coach.
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