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Real, authentic love is not supposed to be earned.

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Most of us are not aware of our core beliefs regarding love and relationships. We sleepwalk through life, letting our previous experiences dictate how we feel, think and behave.

If we’re lucky enough, our core beliefs are not that bad: we believe love is unconditional and we’re not chronically afraid…

#2 Feeding your soul with content that either inspires you, validates your feelings, or expands your knowledge.

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A dark night of the soul can be an incredibly humbling experience. It shakes every aspect of your existence and it forces you to question every relationship in your life.

I can’t put into words the amount of pain, sadness, grief, and despair I’ve felt over the past two years.

Your life will never be the same.

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Listen, I know. I know how it feels like to spend every single day leaving your needs behind, ignoring your desires, suppressing your emotions, pretending you’re fine so that you can make everyone else feel comfortable.

We people-pleasers have learned very early in life that our worth is based on…

Patrícia Williams

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