confessions of an online dating - Relationship advice about dating
Thinking that they’re always going to be in a good mood and directing their affectionate attention towards me — while that may be possible during the initial stage of a relationship, is impossible to sustain long-term. If you’re looking for someone to complete you —or vice versa—you’re looking in the wrong direction for the lasting happiness, wholeness, and fulfillment that you truly seek.
Wouldn’t it be better if you could find a way to feel how you want to feel regardless of what you’re partner is saying or doing?
To do this, partners need to allow each other the space to be themselves and to have their experiences without trying to control the outcome or think that you are responsible for their lives and reaction.
Your sense of entitlement is killing your ability to attract a good man.” When I realized he was right, I stopped waking up every day feeling angry that love hadn’t found me yet. When you clean up your side of the street, you make room for a perfectly imperfect person to see you, celebrate you, and love you. You can’t love anyone more than your willingness to love yourself.
I stopped being resentful that my friends were married and having lives that felt out of reach to me. Through this advice I learned about the importance of caring for my mind, body, and spirit. You have to apply it to yourself before applying it to the person next to you.
This advice transformed every relationship in my life – not just the romantic ones.
Before I knew these things, I was unintentionally holding my partner responsible for my happiness.
My relationships are more meaningful, more loving, more free, and most importantly – more fun!