Too often we are too scared and don’t want to rock the boat.The problem, however, is that boat is going to rock at some point if we don’t address the issue.They say you should never judge a book by its cover.But when it comes to the opposite sex, it seems that's exactly what women do.What worked for your best pal and his girl may not translate over to you and your girl, and what went wrong in your last relationship may be perfectly fine in your new one.This is why it’s imperative to keep a firm grasp on our dating instincts if we are to ever want to feel comfortable dating.There is no wrong way to express who you really are to who you like.When we remember that dating is nothing more than two individuals mutually interested in seeing where a shared attraction may go, we won’t put so much pressure on the itsy bitsy problems, and we’ll feel freer to be completely ourselves.
For a split second she wonders if he’s a sex addict. Regardless of whether the topic is marriage, affairs, addictions or trust—too many people ignore their instincts. People ignore their instinct for many reasons: not wanting to feel bad, fear it may be true, fear it may break up the relationship, self doubt, the other person’s explanations, etc.
Pretending something’s not there, doesn’t make it go away.
If anything, pretending gives the issue the time, space and freedom to grow.
I have never been very good at believing in myself and trusting my instincts.
Decisions are sometimes difficult for me because I’m always worried I’ll do the wrong thing. I don’t want to do what is wrong, but I do it anyway I have discovered this principle of life—that when I want to do what is right, I inevitably do what is wrong. But there is another power within me that is at war with my mind.