Does your relationship necessarily have to make you a good person?
Justin Bieber is saying really sweet things about girlfriend Selena Gomez behind her back. The 17-year-old singer recently confided that she makes him a better person. Aw! Should your relationship be the same?
“She’s a really good person,” Justin told Entertainment Tonight. “She brings out the best in me.”
This is actually the sign of a really strong, healthy relationship. You want your respective other to complement you and bring out the best in you (to ‘complete you’, if we’re going all Jerry Maguire here).
When you love and respect someone, you’re going to turn into the best version of you. He’s going to balance you and add to who you are as a person, and that’s a wonderful thing.
On the other hand, your partner doesn’t always necessarily need to make you a better person. You don’t have to turn into Mother Teresa just because you’re in love.
So don’t go feeling like you need to be a saint, and that if you haven’t, your romance is doomed. That’s not the case. But if he doesn’t at least make you happy, then I would reassess how much you really need this particular guy in your life.
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