Dating emotionally unavailable man
I would have saved myself a lot of time if I had the confidence to speak up.
The people whose opinions matter are the ones who have actually stood by me through thick and thin.
After a heavy night of drinking he confessed that he was scared to get into another relationship because he associates them with pain and feeling trapped. It dawned on me that he probably had one foot out the door the entire time.
He admitted that he puts up walls, shuts down, and he just couldn’t bear to go through another break-up again. Why did I, yet again, get ahead of myself and trust someone that I barely knew?
Here’s what I learned through my pain: They are not perfect and you will always be disappointed if you continue to do so.
It’s through tough times when you get to know someone the most, not when things are good.
I always hope it will go differently — when it doesn’t, I know what to do. “I know him; I could tell.”“He didn’t ask for my number,” I reminded her.“He’s shy. “It would have taken you two breaths to say ‘Wait, I want your number!