The 80/20 rule: Can a part-time romance save your relationship?
Pareto Principle & the 80/20 Rule (Updated for )
I use it to analyze business tasks, buying groceries, learning skills, or allocating free time. He went on to study the land distribution in other countries and found a similar pattern. The little things are the ones that account for the majority of the results. What I love about this mental model is that it forces you to ask questions. Remember that the numbers — 80 and 20 — are just an indicator. The focus is to find little things that give you the biggest results.
Pareto Principle & the 80/20 Rule (Updated for 2021)
This rule has made me revaluate all the relationships I have been in, as well as the ones I've considered beginning. We, as humans, are always looking for the next best thing because as we all know, the grass is always greener on the other side, right? Generally, when in a relationship you get about 80 percent of what you want.
When it comes to dating and relationships, I believe that no one is going to fulfill all your wants and needs. During the first phases of dating and getting to know someone, we enter that bliss stage. You smile at every text, you spend hours on the phone, and you go the extra mile to make sure you look absolutely perfect when you see each other. No one shows all their flaws in the beginning, you hit that stage as dating turns into a relationship and you settle into the world of commitment.