Understanding and accepting that compromise is always a part of the process can make this transition easier.
Of course, the flip side of this might be that you don’t actually want to be in a relationship.
There’s no guarantee that things will go well, or you won’t be hurt, or you won’t find it difficult to adjust to sharing your time with someone else.
But the benefits of making this change can be just as large as the challenges.
Dating apps can mean it can feel like there’s a whole world of potential partners out there at the swipe of a thumb – so how can you possibly choose between them?