25 Important Lessons I’ve Learned About Love From Being Single

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1. You don’t need a relationship to feel loved.

2. You are good enough, even on your own.

3. You are worth more than the person who couldn’t love you back.

4. Just because you are single doesn’t mean you are lacking love.

5. Being single doesn’t mean you’ve failed.

6. You should be your own number one priority.

7. You should never look for validation in anyone else.

8. You do deserve happiness.

9. You should never make excuses for people who want to leave.

10. Don’t be a wife to a boy who won’t lift a finger for you.

11. Never settle for a shitty love because you feel lonely.

12. Don’t text him at 2 AM, it isn’t worth it.

13. Love and infatuation are two completely different things.

14. Don’t ever try to change in order to make someone love you.

15. Sex won’t make him stay.

16. Not everyone is who they say they are.

17. You can be your own worst enemy pushing people away from loving you.

18. Open your heart, even if you’ve been hurt.

19. Make sure you find ways to love yourself.

20. Remember you are a priority, not an option.

21. You should never allow yourself to be treated like an after thought.

22. You are not as alone as you think you are.

23. Don’t hide your feelings if you love someone.

24. Don’t take the relationships you do have for granted.

25. You are not unlovable just because one person couldn’t love you back. TC mark

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You look back and you just feel stupid.
You can’t forgive yourself for falling
or believing all the lies.
You reread every text.
You relive every memory.
And it all starts making sense —
he never wanted love.
He only wanted attention.
He only wanted validation.

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