I kept hanging on, hoping my undeniable charm and humor would win him over and change his mind into loving me and wanting me to be his girlfriend.
I know somewhere locked inside you is the good man I once knew, but I don’t know how much longer I can be picked apart like this.
After all, it takes two to tango. If you don’t play along, then there is no game.
Stay single until you don’t need him to come around to “save” you, or entertain you, or change you.
“Live, laugh, love.” Translation: Worship at my feet or I’ll put your cat in the blender.
She only wants to know because she is interested.
Since we care about them, we try to help minimize their feelings because we know that they are difficult, but sympathizing can be damaging despite positive intentions. Empathy is the willingness to feel with your partner. To understand their inner world.
Never underestimate the power of intentional time with your partner.
Long-lasting love requires courage. The courage to be vulnerable and to listen non-defensively, even in the heat of conflict. Especially when we are hurt and angry.
We build stronger connections with the people around us when we speak in words that arouse positive emotions.