And while there are many reasons for unhappiness, there’s one factor that magnifies emotional suffering more than almost anything else:
And how do people find themselves in unhappy relationships? Often it’s because they got into a long-term relationship with someone who was emotionally immature.
On the other hand, one of the best things you can do to improve your mental health and happiness is to avoid getting romantically involved with emotionally immature people in the first place.
1. They’re All Talk and No Action
If I had a quarter for every time I heard the following, I’d be writing this essay from a villa in the French Riviera:
I can’t believe I didn’t see it earlier… He talks a good game but he just never follows through on anything.