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Don’t Let Reality Slip Away From You

Sometimes we get so choked up by the uncertainty of love that we allow fear to present itself in our thoughts and actions. Love and life are one in the same in regards to uncertainty. There is no guarantee that we will wake up the next morning, but our expectations lead us to believe that we will, and we live our lives barely acknowledging that uncertainty.

So, why shouldn’t we do the same when it comes to love? Why do we allow the uncertainty of a relationship allow us from enjoying the time we have together? One of the greatest pleasures in life is having someone to share our time with, so we need to stop trying to predict, and control the future, and just simply appreciate the love you are experiencing in the moment. You can’t live your life running away from a hypothetical.

A lot of the time, we are too busy looking ahead to actually see what’s right in front of us. We can get so caught up in trying to prevent the past from repeating that we recreate it, unknowingly.

One of the most important things we must try to do is keep ourselves grounded in the moment, once we start drifting off into our fantasy world, we slowly create problems for ourselves in reality. Slipping away into a world we’ve conjured up out of fear for reality is escapism at its best. It might seem like it works in the moment, but it truly only makes things harder for you as time goes on. Reality is hard to deal with, but you can’t live in a fantasy forever.

You need to aspire to treat every day like it is the only day you have. Once you start, you’ll slowly notice that you’re no longer drunk off of doubt. You will become more receptive to what is happening around you. You’ll have a better ability to be open about everything in life. You’ll be more inclined to enjoy yourself because you aren’t worrying about what could go wrong.

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