Change is scary, but we must let go of our need to remain the same just so we can cling to what feels safe or comfortable.
When we are capable of adjusting to change we become fluid.
Conversation flows freely whether it is about trivial subjects or deep and intense emotions—nothing is off limits.
A relationship that is an adult one totally understands that the two people involved in it will not offer all that they need.
I realized that I only needed myself to be able to live fully.
I didn’t need to depend on anyone else for love, happiness or anything else.
Although this does not mean that monogamy needs to be tested, it does mean that accepting that individual friendships, hobbies and interests are essential to keeping ourselves healthy and our hearts full.
One of the most significant things that highlights these types of relationships from others is that both people take accountability for who they are and are able to admit where they are going wrong. They will still have their own problems and troubles to face, but the difference is that issues will be handled with maturity and also good communication.
When someone is willing to put their hands up and accept their flaws half the battle has already been won.
The thing about grown-up love is this—we are not going to be able to get it until we learn to be grown up ourselves!
When we aren’t being grown-up, we portion the biggest amount of blame onto the other person.