We cannot live in fear and expect wholeness.
In a world full of toxic positivity, be authentic chaos. Be bold and courageous with your life. At the end of the day, you are your biggest commitment.
But just because we have been telling ourselves the same story for a long time, doesn't mean we can't change the narrative. We can always change the story.
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”.
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.
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.
What matters in life are the relationships you build with others. With yourself. The relationships that you hold close to you can reflect back to you who you are or who you don’t want to be.