I can’t give my new partners my full trust. I can barely shell out half-trust.
While listening is the first step for communication in a relationship, empathy is what truly matters when your partner is talking about their struggles.
I’ve dated many men with an avoidant attachment style. I’d say their love is, I imagine, equivalent to taking a hit of heroin. You’re on top of the world with it, but the rest of the time, you’re miserable.
Love isn’t about keeping score.
Whether you’ve been married for years or freshly swiped right on each other, romance is always the answer.
You don’t want to be with someone that requires you to be less than who you are.
Giving your partner a massage without any expectations is the ultimate act of physical love.
Sex shouldn’t hurt, plain and simple. Don’t settle for a diagnosis of “it’s normal.”
Don’t feel like you have to default to “grabbing drinks” just because that’s what everyone does.
I’ve come to realize that the qualities that make for exceptional, stand-the-test-of-time partners are incredibly overlooked.