Trying to solve your crappy self-worth through outside approval is a race you're always going to be running at half-speed. When the outside approval dies down, that's the discomfort you have to sit with. That's the "you" you have to learn to love.
If you want a relationship that maintains deep emotional and physical connection, a relationship where you rarely feel lonely with each other, a relationship that is always evolving and growing toward deeper intimacy, then you likely have to be willing to work at it by healing your own issues.
If you are going to force your boyfriend/husband to watch Steel Magnolias, Eat Pray Love, the Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, you should have absolutely no problems watching a football or basketball game with him.
When two people come together because they want to learn together, grow together, heal together, share their time and companionship, and share their love and passion, they have a good chance of creating a lasting, loving relationship.
Most couples dealing with the aftermath of an affair express sexual affairs not involving emotional attachments are easier to overcome than those which have involved the betrayal of emotions. After all, this intimacy and trust are the heart of relationship.
All too often, women want to know what they're doing wrong, when really it's that they're dating the wrong person! After hearing far too many similar stories from single lesbians, I realized there were some common threads running through many of them, so I compiled 10 glaring red flags.