5 Lessons You Learned From Your First Love

You First Love

The Lessons

First loves almost never last forever. When you meet someone at a young age, it’s nearly impossible to predict that the person you’ve found at 16 will be the same person you want to be with at 26. But despite its fleeting nature and possible heartbreak, your first long-term relationship is a lot more important than you think.

Regardless of the quality or length of the relationship, a first love can teach you a number of invaluable lessons. Such as:


1. Don’t Be Too Clingy

When you fall in love for the first time, the boundaries between infatuation and healthy relationship aren’t always entirely clear. If one or both of you have ever accused the other of being “too clingy,” you quickly learned that your constant presence wasn’t always as appreciated as you may have thought.