Ted Talks :
The following Ted Talks speak about the importance of loving yourself before getting into a relationship.
1) Tracy McMillan speaks about how you should marry yourself, before you marry someone else :
2) Alexandra Redcay explains how to select the right relationship :
Relationships & Me :
Due to the following traits, relationships have been particularly difficult for me in the past :
1) I’m an introvert, and obviously, not very good with people. I get either too enthusiastic or too bored.
2) I’m highly sensitive.
3) I overthink.
4) I seek approval.
5) I’m a people pleaser (so I’ve always put the needs of others before my own).
6) I’m weird.
However, unlike the old me, I no longer believe that I need a man to complete me.
Self-love & Me :
A few years ago, after suffering from depression due to an abusive relationship, I started practicing self-love.
Learning to love myself after 23+ years of hating who I was, was difficult. However, overtime it became easier.
For the first time in more than two decades, I was beginning to finally see my worth, weirdness and all.
Self-love is a habit which needs to be practiced daily. There are days when I still overthink to the point of breaking down, but I’m working on it.
Love yourself, and be your own reason to smile!
Do check them out.
Thank you for reading! Stay blessed!
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