Choosing a life partner is a big deal. There might be times when you feel unsure — even though you love them — if they're really, truly the person for you or not. Can you even ever know for sure? And if you can, how can you tell? Many people talk about gut feelings when it comes to knowing whether or not your partner is "The One," but beyond that, there are other, more concrete clues that can indicate if you're a good match. If you feel like you can never say these things, your partner isn't the one, gut feeling or no gut feeling.
There probably shouldn't be very many things that you feel as though you can't say to your partner if they're "The One" and the two of you are going to be together long-term. Erin Parisi, LMHC, CAP, a licensed mental health counselor, generally advocates for honesty on all subjects. But, even if there are sometimes things that you don't think your partner needs to know (either immediately or perhaps at all), which is something that people have different opinions on, if you feel as though you can't share certain things, that's a good indicator that they probably aren't the person with whom you're meant to be.