We’ve all spent time around people that just kind of drain the life out of you. You know the ones. The manipulators, the guilt-trippers, the ones that make you feel on edge and exhausted.
Now, I don’t want to make it seem like fighting anxiety is an easy thing to do. It’s not. I have severe anxiety, and it affects me every day. I refuse, however, to just sit and take it. I intend to fight it and live a peaceful, happy, fulfilled life. What about you? Are you with me?
When you’re in a romantic relationship with someone, they take an important place in your life. Your significant other should be the one you vent to when you’re having a bad day. He or she should be the one you rely on for emotional support. Your partner should always be your shoulder to cry on. If you allow anyone else to take one of these roles in your life, you’re on a dangerous path.
Trust doesn't mean you're never scared. There will still come times when you're afraid, but you will find a lot of relief from that fear if you choose to give your significant other the benefit of the doubt anyways.
Let's all do what we can to understand those that have different social needs than we do.