I used to use love as a cure-all.
Relationships are indeed hard but they are also intended to be rewarding and fulfilling.
Loving another does not require us to love ourselves less. In truth, losing who we are by loving another is not love at all, but rather infatuation.
When I was 19, my boyfriend checked my phone because he was scared to lose me.
Understanding that our emotions are a currency that influence our quality of life is the foundation of emotional economics.
Men of the new era do not care that you can make salads in mason jars or perfectly contour your cheekbones; they want self-sustaining women. Women that can live independently, not wait for a man to buy them a house and pay their bills.
Attention is freely given and easily lost, which leaves us at the whim of another.
Almost everything in our lives is conditional on circumstances and situations, why should love be any different?
Closure is a decision that comes from a place of empowerment not one of acquiescence.
Gratitude is a privilege that does not come easy for some and seldom soothes the pain and anxiety that one is experiencing.