#043 Don’t lose yourself.
There's a large group of people that lose their identity when they start dating someone new. Maybe they weren't originally big fans of motorcycles, but now that their new beau rides one, they're completely obsessed with anything to do with Harley-Davidson. But if they end up breaking up, a large gap is left behind, making the transition and heart-break mending period more difficult. When starting any new relationship, be sure to have balance in your shared interests. Don't let their favorite things eclipse yours or become your sole obsession. Future You won't appreciate the change in personality and neither will your friends.