Seven Signs Your Backup Partner Is Actually "The One"
A 2015 study published in the journal Communication Quarterly, found that college-aged women have about four 'plan B's' at a given time, and nearly two-thirds of students in relationships say they have at least one. It's sometimes known as "cushioning", or "having a back burner relationship". Regardless what ya call it, having a backup plan is common, whether you're in a relationship or not.
Having a backup plan will likely prevent you from having a truly close and connected relationship with your current partner.According to some professionals, many people will have backup plans when they're feeling ambivalent about their current partner. If you're already one foot out the door, there must be a reason why you aren't completely sold on your current relationship.
If you don't feel like your current partner is "The One," maybe your backup plan is.Here are some signs that your backup plan is actually the right one for you, according to experts.