Someone who is always available

The saying that comes to mind in this context is "absence makes the heart grow fonder." While being available to your partner is important in a relationship, having some distance and personal space can also be beneficial. It allows both partners to pursue their own interests, cultivate their own identities, and appreciate each other's presence when they come together again.

When partners are constantly available to each other, they may take each other for granted and become complacent in the relationship. This can lead to a lack of effort and a decline in the quality of the relationship. However, if partners have some time apart, they may start to miss each other and appreciate each other's company even more when they reunite.

Being always available in a romantic relationship can have both advantages and disadvantages. As a hopeless romantic, the idea of always being there for your partner may seem like the ultimate expression of love and devotion. For me, it is either I am easily available, or not all. That is how I perceived love should be from my earlier experience. However, as time goes on, one can become cynical and realize that being too available can actually harm the relationship. 

One advantage of always being available is that it can foster a strong sense of intimacy and closeness between partners. When you're always there for your partner, they know that they can rely on you no matter what. This can create a sense of security and trust that is essential for any healthy relationship. Additionally, being available can allow you to share experiences and moments together, which can further deepen your bond.

On the other hand, being too available can also lead to a loss of personal space and boundaries. It's important to maintain a sense of independence and individuality within a relationship, and always being available can make it difficult to do so. You may find yourself neglecting your own needs and desires in order to cater to your partner's, which can lead to resentment and frustration in the long run.

For example, if your partner constantly expects you to drop everything and be available to them at a moment's notice, you may start to feel like you have no time for yourself or your own interests. This can be especially problematic if you're the type of person who needs time alone to recharge and reflect. This problem becomes worse when cultural differences are taken into consideration. Some culture would tolerate being available more than others.

Ultimately, the key to a healthy relationship is finding a balance between being available and maintaining your own sense of autonomy. It's important to communicate your needs and boundaries clearly to your partner, and to respect theirs in turn. This can help prevent feelings of resentment and ensure that both partners feel fulfilled and valued in the relationship.

However, finding the right balance between being available and having personal space is key to maintaining a healthy relationship. As with many things in life, moderation is key. By taking the time to communicate your needs and boundaries, respecting those of your partner, and finding a balance that works for both of you, you can create a relationship that is fulfilling, rewarding, and built to last.

In conclusion, being always available can have both advantages and disadvantages in a romantic relationship. While it can foster intimacy and trust, it can also lead to a loss of personal space and boundaries. It's important to find a balance that works for both partners and to communicate openly and honestly about your needs and expectations. As a hopeless romantic turned cynical, I've learned that love requires effort and compromise from both partners, and that maintaining a healthy relationship is an ongoing process that requires constant attention and care.


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