2. It keeps your personal space personal.
According to Prof. Dr. Terri Orbuch’s study called “The Early Years of Marriage Project,” the divorce rate is higher among couples who have privacy issues than couples with unhappy marriages or physical intimacy problems. If you want to commit to a long-term relationship, it’s important to live your personal life however you want to. While in a relationship, you should maintain your individuality and freedom, rather than relying on someone else too much. To achieve this, take some days off from each other, being clear about your needs, and get some me-time, especially when you’re getting to know someone new.