There’s a quote that says “the people who trigger us to feel negative emotions are messengers. They are messengers for unhealed parts of our being”. They are also our teachers, and class is always in session.
Someone basically tells us, “No it’s not you. I don’t choose to love you or be loved by you. I do not choose to build a life with you or procreate with you”.
Vulnerability ask you to soften your ego so we can see your soul
someone's "fear of commitment" might be better understood as a misunderstanding of what's being asked of them in an intimate relationship. Think about it.
For all of you who are still putting yourself out there and risking the hurt that comes with opening up; I am in awe of you. It takes incredible courage to keep your heart open in a world that keeps giving you reasons
I realized that the loneliness I was feeling in my relationships wasn’t caused because of our differences; it was the fact that the feeling of not feeling seen, heard, and appreciated for those differences.
By placing boundaries, we become more conscious. We learn what serves us and what does not. We learn how we actually feel.
And to ultimately strengthen our own confidence within ourselves and remind ourselves that healthy, expansive love and friendships do not require us to trade authenticity.
We understand they may have gone through hard things, but where they are is still important.
We start defining for what it actually is, finding ourselves again.