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.
Marriage is not there to control or restrict. It is not there to keep people in check or make our lives miserable. Marriage is not a way to improve your relationship with someone or make sure they never leave.
Long story short, if you don’t want to fall out of love, then just don’t. It’s hard, but it’s worth it. All it takes is everything you have. If you’re not ready for that commitment, you aren’t ready for a real relationship. It’s as simple as that.
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?
Improvement is a huge part of our lives. We have a natural desire to be better than we are, which is why we tend to lean towards being uncomfortable with ourselves. Trust me, I know that as well as anyone, and we should each be comfortable with the person in the mirror. That doesn't mean, however, that we shouldn't try to improve.