Your love life.
Before the big reveal as to why your love life or lack thereof is anywhere from less than amazing to the reason you cry yourself to sleep every night to a cause for true madness, let me share another truth.
No two relationships are exactly alike. The way they start. The way they end. The way things happen in between. The way two exes come back together and realize those same annoying deal breakers are inevitably annoying them again. Its all different.
That being said, there is a common denominator among everyone who is unhappy in dating and relationships.
It applies to all of us. Whether we are dating casually, exclusively, or have been married for decades, we all just want to be loved. Whether a relationship makes us feel frustrated, jealous, sad, angry, or ready to give up on relationships completely, it is because the person we want to love us is not loving us the way we want to be loved.
We all have a never-ending need to be with treated with kindness, love, and respect. We all want to feel special.
What it all boils down to is this: When we aren't thrilled with our love lives, it is because we don't feel special. The reason we don't feel special is because we are involved with someone who isn't treating us like we are special. It is often that we unconsciously attracted this person because we don't feel special within ourselves.
We don't have that strong sense of self worth. That unshakable confidence. That value for ourselves that would prompt us to walk away, burn a bridge, and get over our ex like, you know, Badda Bing, Badda Boom.
If we aren't thrilled with our love life we have to, we got to, we must find a way to change it all. And once we fully embrace the truth of it all, we can....