Don’t let anybody dripfeed you the truth, twist it around, or repeatedly lie to you and get caught out.
If you accept it, they’ll think they have license to keep lying to you.
This guideline also applies to when they you to make an exception to your normal rule of behaviour – someone who genuinely has your best interests at heart will not expect or demand that you do something outside of your normal behaviour. Whether it's figuring out what’s going on in a troubling relationship, understanding you and self-care, or being more assertive, I’m here to help you guide you.
Subscribe on i Tunes | Soundcloud | Android In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions I talk about those moments in life where you hear yourself and see something so loud and clear that, even though you don’t know where it’s going to lead, you listen and take action.
Don’t let someone use you as a sexual plaything or degrade you – you must have limits.
It’s your prerogative to have casual sex but you should only be doing so if it’s what you actually want and are not building up feelings.
If they lie to you and let you they’re single, abort mission.
I should also remind about ‘lender awareness’ – do not allow yourself to be in a situation where you are sharing your man, whether it’s because you turn a blind eye to his cheating, or you keep letting him break up with you and then take him back once he’s got her/them out of his skin…which brings me neatly to… I will not spend my time waiting around, whether it’s for their calls, or for them to show up after they’ve disappeared, waiting for them to come back, waiting for them to turn into The Man I Think He Could/Should Be, or waiting for them to decide if they want to be with me – I’m not putting my life on hold for anyone.
You deserve better than someone’s half hearted interest and there is no excuse for Start as you mean to go on.
Even though love is not there from the outset, there is no excuse for someone not to treat you with care, trust, and respect. By the same token, if loving them means you can’t love you, always choose you.