How do we prevent ego from “sucking us down like the law of gravity?” The primary answer is simple: awareness. But after that, it’s a matter of hard work.
The love repeller. The one who tells you that you have to find the one by a certain age and that you are a failure at love.
I cannot grieve my losses emotionally, because I simply do not trust myself to feel them.
Fortunately, there’s been a lot of psychological research into healthy and happy relationships the past few decades and there are some general principles that keep popping up consistently that most people are unaware of or don’t follow.