D., author of The Truth About Love and Hot Monogamy It's happened to everyone: you meet someone and fall madly in love and all good judgment and perspective are thrown out the window--until slowly you realize this person isn't who you thought he or she was.
Can you look at your partner’s faults honestly and say, ‘I can work around that. Because the good stuff is always going to be there, and it’s always going to pretty and sparkly, but the crap underneath can ruin you.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, “To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. He turned his head and called across the common room, "Oi! "Angelina, who had been chatting with Alicia Spinnet near the fire, looked over at him."What? It is customary to begin a series of dates with a great deal of entertainment, a moderate amount of food, and the merest suggestion of affection. ” ― Gena Showalter, “People always fall in love with the most perfect aspects of each other’s personalities. Anybody can love the most wonderful parts of another person. The really clever trick is this: Can you accept the flaws? Remember that only ONE person has rejected you at the moment, and it only hurt so much because to you, that person's opinion symbolized the opinion of the whole world, of God.” ― Jocelyn Soriano, tags: breakup, broken, broken-heart, broken-hearted, broken-hearted-quotes, dating, faith, healing, heartache, heartbreak, heartbroken, hope, hurt, hurt-feelings, hurting, hurting-heart, inspirational, life, life-lessons, love, romance tags: being-single, dating, goals, hard-to-get, holding-out-for-the-best, love, loving-yourself, not-settling, playing-hard-to-get, positive-thinking, relationships, single, single-life, single-woman, singleness, standards, the-single-woman, validation “There are three possible parts to a date, of which at least two must be offered: entertainment, food, and affection. Oneday I told him that I got a boyfriend, he became jealous and wanted to date me again.This kind of game either happens to me or my friends, this is just too common, wondering why? Then, just like that, he switched to some random, happy topic.
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