True change takes time — usually much longer than they think.3. They have challenges and issues too — probably ones you can’t even fathom.4.
They rarely have to do with the other person and will continue to trip you up unless you become aware of your internal triggers.6. Either way, you are inevitably responsible for your own happiness.8.
A well-respected leader in the meditation community told me he had broken up and gotten back together with his partner 13 times in three years.
That was a defining moment for me, because I realized that absolutely everyone experiences challenges in relationships, no matter how enlightened.
The choice is up to you and your parents, but Christian teens should still know God’s perspective on dating.
Non-Christians have a different perspective on dating.
To continue cultivating an environment of vulnerability, openness, and support, let go of the past (when you didn’t know better), and learn to embrace and celebrate change.9. Accept that where you are now is where you should be — and stay committed to growth.10. What’s required is a space for you to explore and express yourself as authentically as possible.11. Review the second principle, and adjust your expectations accordingly.12. That’s the proper sequence — giving first, then being open to receiving.