How long should you hang onto the false hope that you will be loved the way you want by the person whom you want to love you? You don't have to put your life on hold until you have run out of time. Learn how to grieve the loss of your wish while making room for the chance that you can get what you want if you actively pursue the wish rather than just wait in vain for your loved one to do it your way.
Losing your confidence can make you doubt yourself so that you become a victim to others. It makes you dependent on others and ashamed of yourself. Learn how to recognize and silence the voice of doubt and criticism inside you that robs you of your motivation and confidence just when you feel the sap rising.
blaming yourself for things going wrong can save your relationship but ultimately make you drown in bitterness. The stress of swallowing it all weakens your immune system and causes depression, gastric problems and eating disorders. Learn how to share experiences with loved ones so that you can participate in a more equitable, secure, stable and safe relationship that turns the bitterness into sweetness.
you can keep your convictions and get your way without trampling over friends and loved ones, OR giving in and feeling controlled in defeat. There is a magic word that does the trick of making you both feel like winners on the same team.