Remember: Staying with them to try to change a 'bad boy' or 'bad girl' into a good-whatever, does not make you noble, it makes you an enabler.

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In fact, it's probably just for your average-Joe, the curious, the inexperienced, the experienced that just can't figure it out, or maybe those who just need some advice.

However, I certainly look back on how little I knew when i first started dating, and definitely could have referred to myself as a downright dating-dummy.

It's detrimental to self-esteem, and is also tends to work like a time bomb that tends to explode later in relationships, rather than sooner. But a failed relationship that you've truly invested in, hurts that much more.

So it is best to avoid that situation from ever occurring, and you can do so by making sure that before you consider going on a date with someone, you ask yourself, "Do I personally find them attractive?

I have a track record of awkward, unsure, and weird relationships to prove it.

But thankfully, I've graduated from that title to "experienced goober-head." And, I learned a lot along the way.Although I don't deny that there is always room for improvement.Relationships can be confusing, so I am here to give some simple and effective tips on things to look out for, things to consider, good habits, and signs that a relationship is a keeper or a loser. ( Now mind you, I am not giving dating advice for hook-ups.This means: - You are treated with respect - You are spoken to with respect - You are listened to with respect If they can't listen to you, speak to you, or treat you with respect, they've got to go - ESPECIALLY if these things are re-occurring behaviors.That means they act on impulse, and that impulse is hard, if not impossible, to change." If you are in a relationship where you suspect your partner may not be personally attracted to you, you need to bring it up to them.