Have you ever wished you could send a message back in time to your "young" self?
You're not alone.
Who would have warned us that the perfect mate we found could become a narcissist, but only after we had three kids together and owned a home together?
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As is life, there are a forever amount of unforeseen detours, sidetracks and self-discoveries.
Did you know that half of all marriages end in divorce? And even less survive a second marriage?
From unplanned pregnancies to second opinions about staying together, there are so many universal truths about dating, relationships and marriage that no one warned us about when we dove in (head first) regarding the abyss of love.
Always trust your gut, regardless of what others think.
One of the best pieces of advice to come from failed relationships is to remember that your gut is talking to you. Listen to it. When you get a weird feeling that something "isn't right," that's intuition telling you to walk away.
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Meanwhile, enjoy browsing these nine universal dating rules (after-the-fact-"doh" moments) about dating, love and relationships you should know before breeding your DNA into this world.