That summer was difficult

Dating questions to ask yourself in a relationship

Pursuing a relationship

You just may be allowing fear to muffle your inner voice. In any committed relationship, talk of the future will inevitably come up at some point.

All of us have many obligations in the modern world, and life can get pretty hectic from time to time. You just need to be unafraid to ask for the answers you seek. Then trust those answers and yourself. However, our friendship survived because we both realized we cared enough to be brutally honest with each other, and that is rare. Sensing my conflict, she asked that I think about it and said we would talk when I saw her that summer.

She wanted us to start dating. Breakups can cause a temporary upheaval and emotional tidal wave in your life, but you will feel much better following your heart and cleansing your life of any negativity. Living with regrets will always leave a deeper wound than getting out of an unfulfilling relationship, even if that means you have to be single for a while. For the remainder of that semester, I agonized over what I should do. By being still and questioning myself, I gained access to my inner voice, which I had been drowning out in my panic.

However, no responsibility should take precedence over the love you have for one another. You can only give so much in a relationship before you feel taken advantage of and neglected, so you really need to ask yourself if you feel satisfied in the relationship or not. One night, when I was alone in my dorm room, I took a deep breath and asked myself some very important questions that I needed to answer but had been avoiding. While I was at home, I particularly enjoyed spending time with one dear friend. If you are seeking clarity about your relationship, the best source of insight is from within.

Keep the company of those who ignite the light within your soul, not those who put a damper on your spirit. Of course, no relationship comes without some trials and tribulations, and oftentimes the struggles that people face together make their relationship stronger.

The right person should encourage you, support you, and feel a shared happiness when you reach a new goal or simply evolve more on your life path. Pursuing a relationship primarily out of fear of losing her would have been unfair to both of us, and it would have caused us to not live in truth. Burroughs When I was in college, I could only afford to visit my family during summer and Christmas breaks.

The right person