I read this article today about having expectations of people outside of ourselves. If they don’t do things the way we feel they should, we automatically feel like they’re not doing enough. Love addiction reacts to life stresses like drugs, a means to escape. Relationships become the main source of pleasure, and when they aren’t… Read More Recovery Road: Compromise to Love
At the beginning of the year I made a conscious decision to remain single for one year as a test, and eventually push for 5 years of singlehood. Well that plan got shifted. A month into the new year I was officially in a new relationship. I have acknowledged, and been honest with myself that… Read More Recovery Road: Standing up and Loving more
She’s most beautiful in how she’s indirectly pointing me to love myself more. I can choose or not choose(as she said) to believe she loves me, from her words. But her absence speaks so much louder, to how I am still searching for that love and appreciation inside myself. I want to hold my head… Read More Recovery Road: Real Time Learning
People have a secure, anxious, or avoidant attachment style in intimate relationships. Change your attachment style to have healthy, secure relationships. Source: How to Change Your Attachment Style
When I started back on my personal journey of self-love and care, it took some “brutal honesty” to get me to a place of trust, and comfort within myself. It’s taken time and many failed situations, but I’m finally understanding intuition and believing the internal guidance it provides. Writing about my feelings of self-love and… Read More Recovery Road: When You Fly in Love
“I don’t ask from another what I’m not willing, or cannot give in return.” That’s my new standard, that’s how I’m going to focus my relationships with others from now on. In wanting meaningful, and consistent relationships to occur, I know I have to be of that standard myself. If we don’t implement the standard… Read More Dismiss the Expectations, Keep the Standards
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