Have you ever seen an old married couple walking in the park holding hands, laughing at some joke only the two of them understand and wondered how in the world they remained so happy after all of these years? You have come to a crossroads in the E-Zone where learning to choose the right travel partner is crucial. We are talking about finding the right mate. Now I know what you are thinking: What does any of this have to do with me? After all, marriage for most of you is still many years off. But whether you are in a relationship right now, just dating, or never-been-kissed, most of you will be in a serious relationship at some point in the future. No man is an island, and to navigate the game of life successfully you are going to
have to learn how to choose the right partner.
In this chapter you will learn strategies to help you develop healthy relationships. Too often teens enter the world of dating and move into marriage with no forethought given to how those relationships fit into their vision for the future. Remember, everything you do, every choice you make, will either take you closer to your vision or further away from it. This chapter will help you develop your dating protocols, define your ideal mate, understand the importance of compatibility when it comes to
choosing a spouse, and deal with conflicts when they arise in a relationship.