Because nothing teaches you about yourself quite like handing your heart wholly over to someone else only to have it spit back in your face.
If you are afraid to speak up for yourself, are getting walked all over by others, or are being taken advantage of, then you might be a little bit of a doormat. That’s not good for you.
Is this person willing to take the next step? Are you willing to wait? Here are some signs that your relationship is not going to progress to the place you want it to go.
I obviously enjoy every second I’m with my girlfriend or my friends, but there’s definitely something to be said for allowing yourself the space you need to re-charge.
The only person who can save you is you.
I was his, but he was not mine. We didn’t have labels. But you don’t need labels to feel anything.
6. You’re afraid that you were the common factor in all of your past relationships and of course it is you, the evolving yet unchanging you, who is at fault in your repetitive tragedy.
We learn how to put one foot in front of the other, and see the significance in the smallest of joys. The broken parts of us get the fixing they need. And you did that for me.
Selfishness is not a valid reason to hold onto someone whose genuine feelings will never be reciprocated. Better to send them on their path so they can find someone who feels the same way about them as they do about you.
You can share the same foundation of beliefs even if you have a different outlook on life. A realist keeps an optimist grounded, while an optimist teaches a realist to look at the bright side.