Why Do Teenagers Rush To Find “The One”?


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We are often told that a partner is someone who completes us. But in reality, it is actually the total opposite. A healthy relationship is more about mutual exchange rather than depending on each other to find "the missing piece". They should be the one that can help you grow as a person, motivate you to strive for the best and be a shoulder to lean on when things get tough.


With that in mind, it is essential to be ready before getting into a relationship. Teenagers nowadays tend to rush into relationships due to peer pressure and FOMO. This could be the reason why they dive in headfirst, anxious to experience love. The younger generation needs to understand that they do not need to rely on someone else to seek true happiness. But why do people feel the need to get into a relationship when they are not ready yet?


Most people find it hard to believe that some people do find comfort in being alone. Just because they are alone, it does not mean they are lonely, there is a difference! However, for the current generation, dating starts early. And not having a partner can be seen in a negative light. This is due to a mentality instilled by society and creeping thoughts of what others might think coming to haunt us. Eventually, this may lead to teenagers getting into relationships to boost their self-esteem, image or fill a void. As