7 Biggest Dating Myths Ruining Your Relationships, Therapists Say

"Love at First Sight": Believing that intense attraction and connection must happen instantly can set unrealistic expectations.

"The One" Myth: Thinking there's only one perfect person for everyone can limit your opportunities for meaningful connections.

"Opposites Attract" Belief: While differences can be enriching, having too little in common can create difficulties in a relationship.

"Fixer-Upper" Fallacy: Believing you can change or "fix" your partner often leads to frustration and disappointment.

"Happily Ever After" Misconception: The idea that relationships should always be easy and without conflict can create unrealistic expectations.

"Playing Hard to Get" Strategy: These games can lead to misunderstandings and hinder genuine communication.

 "Soulmate Timing" Belief: Assuming that everything must align perfectly in your life to find love can cause unnecessary pressure.

"The More Options, the Better" Fallacy: An abundance of dating apps and options can lead to decision fatigue and shallow connections.