Anything forced will always be temporary and anyone who diminishes your self-worth will never be the person who brings out the best in you.
People love trusting people. They love to know that they can trust you with their deepest, darkest, dirtiest secret and that you will keep it safe.
They remember your failures and your losses very well but they never celebrate your accomplishments with you. They find more joy in your setbacks than your comebacks.
Let me tell you about my lies: I lied when I told you that I was fine. The truth is I cried myself to sleep the night before because I miss you.
You both liked each other and it was clear, but he wouldn’t commit and kept saying it was timing. Now, you know that that was bullshit too. You were angry, absolutely. He was wrong for you, yes. You knew that you deserve better, no doubt about it. It has been time to move on, of course. But your feet weren’t moving. You haven’t left.
For those suffering with a family member who has an addiction, think long and hard if you want to cut them out of your life. Don’t do it out of anger. You’ll eventually regret it.
At the end of the day we don’t want someone who exhausts our souls; indecisiveness and selfishness won’t keep us, call it settling but all we need is someone who’s there, knows what he wants and cares.
You never have to compete with anyone – and a healthy partner would never want anyone who they truly love and cherish to feel like they’re competing with anybody anyway.
I love myself. Truly and always, I love myself. And for the first time in a long time, I am putting myself first.
The answer won’t always be to break up with your friend. Through exploring yourself you may learn how often and for how long you can tolerate this friend, and in what context.