A Practical Application of the 80/20 Rule of Relationships

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You’re probably familiar with this rule but for those who’ve never heard it before, the 80/20 rule of relationships states that your partner can provide up to 80% of what you want in a relationship.

The concept came from an economist Joseph Juran who noted that 80% of one’s results come from 20% of one’s effort. He called it the Pareto principle, named after an…