“ What most people are calling marriage right now is just a whole bundle of expectations about how the other person should make heaven for you. If you're trying to extract happiness out of somebody, you will be disappointed. ”
Most people are competent of using love to fulfill the domestic needs but to go beyond that they are not ready. When one is ready and another is not ready or one is making an effort and another doesn't have the effort, then it feels like somebody is becoming a doormat
In marriages, there are divergent expectations. The woman expects the man to change. The man expects the woman to never change
If you are happy by your own nature, now relationships will become a means for you to express your happiness not to seek happiness.
Relationships are not about extracting happiness but about giving joy to the other. Short journeys can be made alone, long journeys need reliable and resilient Relationships.
Having expectations of others means you are trying to fix their lives. Don't do that. Fix your own life - that is freedom