A friend of mine posted this, read the title “15 Things That Emotionally Strong People Don’t Do” and I was hooked!
Below is a link to the whole article but the one I am emphasizing is the 8th point.
So often we are told to guard our hearts or not to get too involved, yes we shouldn’t be foolish but we cant be cowards either! Be brave. Be strong. Be vulnerable. Love!
8. They Aren’t Afraid To Love
If you’re afraid to love, you don’t have enough confidence in yourself. You obviously think you can’t be in a lasting relationship, but only in one that is doomed for disaster. You don’t want to get hurt again because getting hurt really sucks. There is no reason for you to get your heart broken again because you are awesome. If things don’t work out, it’s not you. It’s the two of you together. Unless, of course, you are an awful human being; in that case, it is you.