“Let’s call this the transcendent bond, the ultimate ideal that embodies the best combination of all the elements necessary for relationship success.”
Without communication, there is no relationship. Without respect, there is no love. Without trust, there’s no reason to continue.
“The woman needs to surrender and so many fight this because they don’t understand what she is surrendering to.”
I can’t go back and redo my twenties or even go back to puberty and start my socialization over so that I understand male/female dynamics REALISTICALLY. My life may be irreversible; I’ll have to make peace with the consequences of what you did, but I know you’re still out there doing this to other people.
I promise myself, as hard as it will be not to want to embrace the next imperfect being and love them — I will love myself more.
There’s no happy ending in waiting for some magic love story to bring passion, joy and belonging to your life. Learn to love your being today and every day.
Plot twists happen. What matters is how you respond to them. Let’s look at one of these classic relationship detours that often times takes the unknowing partner on a tailspin, “I think we should take a break!”
I used to reject my girly feminine side as weak and superficial; so I celebrated my masculine strengths. Today I practice “bringing out my femininity” as much as I can to bring balance into my life and to assist me in developing successful relationships.