47 Former Players Reveal Exactly How One Special Girl Changed Them For Good

24. “Early into dating my long-term girlfriend, I had a big job interview. Right before I left, she looked at me in all seriousness and told me that I was smart and capable and that I was more than qualified for the gig, even though I definitely wasn’t. I didn’t realize the impact she’d had on me until I was offered the position and looking back, I knew I’d killed it because my girl had made me believe in myself. My mindset morphed that day—from laughing off the idea of a serious relationship until at least 30, to seeing the value of holding onto the right person.”

— Ryan D., 24


More From Thought Catalog