Mr. Always Right

Nicole Higginbotham-Hogue
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You might have gone into the dating world ready to find someone to spend your time with, but maybe, you are having no luck in finding the right person. This can be frustrating, and it can be difficult to figure out where you need to look to find a person that you connect with. However, this can be especially hard if you are known as Mr. Always Right.

Mr. Always Right might be a title that you gained, because you never admit your faults or apologize. This type of behavior can push people away as some people may see it as egotistical while others may wonder if you know how to accept responsibility for your actions. So, what can you do to abandon this persona and give yourself a better chance at finding a partner? Though the answer to this question might be different for everyone, here are a few suggestions.

1. Acknowledge the thoughts and opinions of others.

You don't always have to agree with another person to respect his or her thoughts. Instead of arguing, take time to listen to his or her side, and try to find common ground.

2. Apologize when needed.

Instead of just moving on from a situation like it didn't happen, apologize when you make a mistake. This can show others that you have the strength to acknowledge when you are wrong. It also may show that you can be respectful.

3. Understand that there is more than one way to do things.

Instead of always doing things the way that you want to, give others a chance to do things their way. Sometimes things can be accomplished in more than one way, and by letting others do things differently, you may find that you learn something.

Abandoning the title of Mr. Always Right might be a difficult process, but it is possible. You never know, you might become Mr. Suave instead.

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Nicole Higginbotham-Hogue writes lifestyle articles.

Omaha, NE

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