15 Important Relationship Lessons To Learn, According To Real Women


I'm in my first real relationship, and you know what? It's hard! I mean, it's just funny to me that we go to school for so long, and we're taught everything there is to know about the Revolutionary War and obtuse angles, but nobody bothers teaching us how to make a lasting relationship work. Unfortunately, those lessons are usually saved for you to learn through your own through trial and error. But luckily, lots of brave women shared what they've found to be important relationship lessons for women, based on their own experiences, in a recent Reddit thread.

Below, I have what I found to be the 15 best responses throughout the entire thread. Read along and memorize these amazing lessons from these amazing women.

It's never too late to walk away.


Respect each other's interests.


Admit when you're wrong.


It takes more than love to make a relationship work.


Don't waste your effort on someone who doesn't value you.


Listen to your gut.


Someone's not doing you a favor by liking you.


Every relationship doesn't have to last a lifetime.


Communicate about EVERYTHING.


There's no such thing as winning an argument.


Sexual compatibility matters, too.


Wait until you've calmed down to air your grievances.


You are in charge of your own happiness.


The person you're with should want to be with you.


Pick your battles.


Seriously, ladies, this is all pretty awesome advice. Take it to heart.

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