Dating not settling
Because yeah,"we accept the love we think we deserve" — shout out to some Perks of Being a Wallflower wisdom. Because you're being mean and shallow and why can't you see what a great thing you have? As pointed out in Psychology Today, we adapt the fallacy that our worth is tied up in our ability to find a mate.
Your heart is too special to be wasted on someone "who's nice, but..."It's almost easier when the person is a total asshole and serves you all the reasons to end things on a silver platter. We think we aren't complete until we find our other half.
Fast forwarding to some future, "better" version of who you want them to be doesn't exactly sound like a genuine, or healthy thing for that matter.
As pointed out on Her Campus, if you find that you’re trying to convince yourself that you don't have it that bad, then you probably don't have it that great, either. But why would you need to think of situations in which you’d be worse off if you were already happy?It's important to learn how to embrace being alone without being lonely.Know your value and your worth, and don't let someone else have to define that for you.Because if the fact that they don't squeeze the toothpaste tube correctly after using it is something that ruins your day and makes your skin crawl, you may be projecting a bigger issue at hand.
You always seem to size up your relationship against other couples, and usually, it's not a very healthy comparison.Gratitude is getting out of laziness, self pity, denial and insecurity, in order to walk through that door God has been holding open for you this entire time.” ― tags: achieving-goals, adventure, being-responsible, confidence, courage, decisions, dreaming, faith, goals, god-s-plans, gratitude, happiness, helping-others, leadership, life, living, love, not-settling, overcoming, ownership, owning-choices, owning-circumstances, plans, reaching-for-stars, rising, self-love, settling, travel “He looked around.