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Bustle – 9 Signs You Aren’t A Priority In Your Relationship

Dr. Danielle Forshee, Psy.D. speaking to Bustle about the signs that you are not a priority in your relationship.

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Your Partner Is Always Flaking On You

When you’re standing outside a restaurant waiting for your partner and watching the minutes tick by, it’s easy to feel like you’re not a priority. Dr. Danielle Forshee, Psy.D., points out that there are very legitimate reasons someone might be consistently late to meet you, like ADHD for example. Difficulties with focus and concentration can easily lead to losing track of time or even forgetting dates. But assuming that’s not the case and that you’ve told your partner that flakiness bothers you, this might be worth paying attention to. Forshee explains that you might ask yourself, “Are they really looking for a committed relationship the way in which I am? Is this something that I can accept in a life partner? They’re showing me this behavior now; is it something that’s major or minor?” If that’s not for you, she explains, it might not be a relationship you should move forward with.

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