” More than a year later, Johnson was ready to dip her toe in the dating pool again. But she decided not to let the disease define her or dominate her conversations. If something on a date is hard because of her MS -- cracking a lobster claw at dinner or going for an all-day hike -- she turns that moment into an opportunity.
“It’s how you say it and when you say it that determines how it comes across,” she says.
You sometimes focus on little things which end up causing the demise of the relationship, and you tell yourself you have a hard time meeting the right one for you because you’re just so…picky.
The Fear Factor: It goes without saying that it’s not so great if you fall into the extremely picky camp. What causes someone to be so picky and overly discerning? Extreme pickiness is a giant blob of defense mechanisms with an underlying fear of a real long-term romantic relationship.
Healthy Picky: You’re careful about who you get involved with, taking things slowly in the beginning, not moving into the bedroom too quickly, and remaining on guard for a couple months or so until you have a sense of who this new person really is.
In between relationships, you take some time off and reflect on why the last relationship didn’t work, and after a while you resolve those issues and begin a fresh relationship with someone new.
And it can change your sense of who you are and what you want in a relationship.
“One of the things I had to figure out was how can I love someone else until I love me?
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