It’s not about desperation, or insecurity, or needing to seek validation, or an inability to be alone. It’s simply a choice that we’d rather risk finding and losing love than living without it altogether.
Please don’t invite me to a restaurant with three Michelin stars and make me try the latest amuse-bouche that’s fancy celery. I will meet you at Starbucks (don’t even ask about your pretentious local brew), but you’ll probably make me regret the three dollars I spend on hot chocolate by mocking my drink choice.
They lost someone they loved. And they need to mourn that, no matter how right the decision to leave them – or be left by them – was.
Five minutes on the phone is sometimes enough to make you feel better. But only sometimes.
Like all relationships, it takes time to get to know who you really are and what you really want.
You know deeply that you still want love. You want to love, and you want to be loved.
But you see only hopelessness in your love.
You can’t make someone choose you, even when they might love you.
Willingness to be vulnerable
He lost his virginity at the surprisingly advanced age of 17 to his first love.
I have never believed, “once a cheater, always a cheater.” I think that people are capable of making big mistakes that they regret and vow to never repeat. It really is possible to move on after cheating, but it takes a LOT of work.