How To Fully Commit To A Relationship Without Losing Yourself

Five of our experts explain why being part of a couple should never mean compromising yourself.

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It's the anchor to any long-lasting relationship: commitment. However, is there a way to be all in your relationship without losing your identity as an individual?

In this video, Senior VP of Experts Melanie Gorman turns to YourTango Experts Sherri Nickols, Sheila Paxton, Charles Orlando and Barbara Schiffman to explain how to navigate this tricky line.

"When you get into a relationship, people also forget that relationships aren't just a couple," Orlando says. "They're made of two individuals."


"You just have to make a decision that you are going to make yourself a priority," Nickols agrees. "You have got to really acknowledge and honor that you have needs, you have desires."

Want to learn more? Check out the video above!