It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. But I personally find it really hard to believe what Mumford & Sons and C. Lewis are saying about the beauty of (falling in) love – while I can only speak to my own story, my personal experience leads me to believe that love – that Mumford & Sons and C. We say that we’re afraid of “.” We’re afraid of meeting someone, falling in love, getting married, having kids with them…and then watching everything fall apart.
It’s not that we fear commitment – we just fear it going south.
Hi Evan, I am a 34-year-old German girl living in Munich.
I’ve read two of your books and I’ve been following your blog. Your advice has helped me a lot and I feel lucky that a friend has send me a link to one of your articles about one year ago.
But during my childhood and early adult life I suffered a lot from my depressive mother and my (verbally) abusive father until I decided a couple of years ago to limit our contact to a minimum since there was too much damage done already.
I understand that my family history is far from ideal, but this doesn’t mean that I am not a family person or that I am a bad partner.
If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal.
Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements.
Similar situations can often bring back memories that are so painful and create situations we really can't cope with.
It can be almost impossible to forgive because we are so used to wishing we didn't.
The girl who is normally the happy, outgoing one in the crowd is now the depressed and isolated girl who doesn't want to have feelings for anyone.
We find it easier to be heartless than to allow ourselves to be hurt again.
I’d love to hear your opinion on the following: You often mention that you consider it important that a guy is on good terms with his family and has a good relationship with his parents.