OK, you've been out there dating, trying incredibly hard to find the right partner, and you're not having any luck. It's just one failed relationship after another. You meet someone new, you go out on a few dates, and you try to like them (even though you really don't), because, dammit, you deserve to find your special someone. So you spend months and months with Mr. or Ms. Wrong, hoping your opinion will change or (s)he will change or hell will freeze over and you'll somehow live happily ever after.
Why do you stay in these doomed relationships, even when your instincts tell you they're not working? Maybe it's because, when it comes to intimate connections, people sometimes need more specific guidance than their instincts provide. If this sounds like you, I suggest you answer the following four questions, designed to help you better understand your past, present, and future dating life.