You're showing them the best and most tender parts of you, and they're getting scared. We need to love ourselves in order to be able to accept love, and our partners must do this, as well. It's correctable or at least manageable, if only they would admit it long enough to get help for it.
You're happy to be there for them if they work through it, but they just can't face it.
If you only paid attention to the time, attention, respect and affection he showed, how convinced would you be?
If it's not the right time, it's not the right time.
It's time to stop downplaying your successes, silencing your needs, and accommodating bad behavior.
You might fly solo a little while longer, but when you do couple-up, it will be with someone worth your energy instead of someone who zaps it.
Why breaking any single one of these is enough to keep you single I recently posted an article about the 10 biggest mistakes women make in relationships, and I got a lot of very positive feedback.
When I posted it, I promised to follow up with a version for the guys and interestingly enough, the lists are about as different as the genders themselves.Okay, so maybe the days of showing up with flowers are long gone, but it's a sad state of affairs when a man texting you "want to get together briefly tonight? This is supposed to be the time when he showcases the best part of himself and that's all he's offering you.A boss should date a boss or at least someone who's proud of the fact that you've worked your butt off to achieve your goals.There are so many ways that otherwise good people mess up intimate relationships.Believe me — I hear them all — but most of them fit into just a few key categories."Oh, you can change that" is a common statement tossed around between girlfriends.