They become brainwashed by people who advise that they will “lose themselves” in some capacity if they have a partner, or start building a family.
Badass women throughout history have held court with their ability to make any guy feel like they are getting a great deal by being a woman people know always have other options.
You never let yourself feel complacent or overly satisfied. When you’ve accomplished something, you give yourself permission to celebrate, but after an appropriate amount of time, you’re on to the next thing – always focusing on the future and how you can grow.
It is possible to be the girl who’s independent, and still depend on the guy she loves. It is possible to be the woman who’s strong, and even stronger with her man by her side.
You would never sacrifice your dreams, your happiness, or your sanity in order to stay in a relationship. You realize there are certain things that matter more than love.
I am obsessed with my sense of freedom. Like many women, my whirlwind of failed romances left me fearful and insecure. What’s wrong with me, I thought. Am I too much? Am I too difficult? Am I not worthy of love?
We were taught to love hard. We were taught to feel hard and to believe in people, no matter their past mistakes. We grew up trusting and falling and loving, and we grew up to believe that love was real.
It means that if your path is filled with roadblocks, you either drive through them or find another road.
Why would one assume that an ambitious woman doesn’t want a family and children? I have dreams to be super successful and at the same time want a loving family with a man and children.
You’re over the games, you’ve dealt with being alone and you’ve experienced love followed by heartbreak. You know what you want and that shouldn’t be your fault.