Life will happen in such random, fantastic, and fabulous ways that you’ll look back and laugh at the dots you connect and you’ll learn your missteps are still an important part of the dance.
Because when you pull back the curtain, when you strip down to the basics, when you unveil the truth about your relationship—trust is all there is. And if you don’t have trust, you don’t have real love.
“It’s inappropriate period. If he is your man it is hands off. No exceptions. Over affectionate is just an excuse. All parties should understand why this is a no no. If not, then there is something they are holding on to.”
Admit when you’re wrong. Don’t let your pride get in the way of your relationship; the best thing to do is pick your battles because some just aren’t worth arguing over.
Taking that hand does not admit weakness, it shows strength. You have the ability to trust someone with things that you previously only trusted yourself with.
In the end, the infidelity fundamentally changed the nature of our relationship. It changed the “story of us” to something sad and damaged instead of something amazing and beautiful.
Teach her that not everyone will hurt her. Teach her that not everyone will leave. Teach her that people do mean what they say and she’s not the only honest person in the world.
Realize that not knowing what the future holds for you is not just the scariest thing about life – it’s also the best thing about it.
If you meet someone who feels like home, don’t look for another home. Don’t look for another safe haven. You’ve found it. You’ve finally found it.
This happened to me for some time, my soul continuing to almost mock me from the sideline of my life. It was getting louder, and louder until one day I had no choice but to turn and yell back, but found myself listening instead.