Kim Kardashian’s not too happy with sharing the spotlight, but it’s not her sisters she’s worried about – it’s her boyfriends.  The reality star is planning on staying single for awhile, and blames the constant camera attention for complicating her love life.  Kardashian told US Magazine that being single “is a lot easier” than trying to “figure out who likes me for really me (and) who wants to be on a show.”  The star’s ex, Dallas Cowboys’ player Miles Austin, reportedly loved the attention he got from Kardashian’s show.  As she prepares to begin shooting Kim and Kourtney Take New York, in which Kim and her sister will open a new boutique in the Big Apple, she looks forward to remaining single.  “This was like, for me, the perfect time to come to New York, because I’m single,” she says.  “I just felt like I kind of wanted a fresh start.”

What are some things that get in the way of love?

Cupid’s Advice:

Relationships can be a lot of work, and there tends to be obstacles nearly every couple has to overcome.  Cupid has some ideas on how to work around these issues:

1. Time: Like most things in life, relationships require a lot of time in order to flourish.  While it may be difficult to balance all the aspects of your life, try to take at least 15 minutes a day to show your partner that you care about him or her.

2. Distance: Particularly in new relationships, distance can cause some issues.  If you’re not living together, try to make sure you communicate in some small way daily, even if it’s just a text that says “hi” — that way, you’ll stay on each others’ minds.

3. Harmony: Variety can add depth and health to any relationship, but balancing opposing viewpoints or interests can make things tough.  Stay open-minded about what your partner likes, believes and wants, but make sure you also stay true to yourself.  Make sure to communicate about conflicts when the need arises.