9 Youthful Actions to Regret: “If I Knew Then What I Know Now, We Could Have Avoided Breaking Up.”

8. I was a “dreamer” with high ideals, and I made too many demands on my boyfriend

“I realized that there’s no such thing as a perfect person.” This is a case of realizing that all the dissatisfactions she felt toward her boyfriend were just about little things. You shouldn’t forget that, to him, you’re “not perfect” either. So you should learn to forgive little things that annoy you and be generous, in order to build a successful relationship.