Is our desire for partnership just an evolutionary remainder, a Togetherness Delusion, where millions of women only think they need a relationship to be truly happy? Maybe. But you know what? That's fine with me.
I feel that as long as you're honest, you have the opportunity to grow. It's when you shut down, go into denial, and try to start hiding things from yourself and others, that's when you lock in certain behaviors and attitudes that keep you stuck.
Caring - about people, about things, about life - is an act of maturity.
I'm a blunt person, not mean-spirited. I come from a place of love, but I'm interested in being real.
I'm the straight-talking woman in your life who is going to be really honest with you, but come from a place of love. I'm not talking down to you; I do this from my heart.
When relationships don't work out, it doesn't mean you're a bad person, it just means you weren't meant to be together.
Women with low self-esteem love bad boys. Women who have work to do love bad boys. Women who love themselves love good men.
Here's the thing: you're not really ready for love until you have enough self-respect that if you met your exact self, but in a guy, you would totally, completely, absolutely want to be with him.
Relationships are like the world's most intense yoga! It's a daily practice.
I think of masculine and feminine energy like two sides to a battery. There's a plus side and a minus side, and in order to make something turn on, you need to have opposites touching. It's the same in relationships.
A sure-fire way to know you're crazy is if more than one person has told you you'd be great on a reality show - and you agree with them.
Ask anyone who has been in a love relationship for a while: nothing is perfect.
Being in a relationship is a hard, painful slog at least once a week, maybe more often - especially if you have a lot of defenses to let down, or if your parents didn't know how to love you very well.
All of us, consciously or unconsciously, set out to have the best possible love life. Valentine's Day simply shines a light on the degree to which that didn't - or hasn't yet - materialized.
Though it's safe to say there are a whole lotta American gals who agree with the core ideals of feminism, they are somehow nevertheless watching 'Say Yes to the Dress' by the millions.
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