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Myths About Love and Romance

February 13, 2015

Here it is again. Valentine’s Day. Angsty, filled with expectations or mercilessly pointing out the discrepancy between our longings and our actual lives.

If you are happily in love and looking forward to the day, good for you!  Enjoy! Celebrate!  But if this weekend you are feeling a little fragile and disappointed, know that you are not alone.  And if you are torturing yourself, saying horrid things to yourself,  (“What’s wrong with me”,  “I will never find someone”), let me attempt to rescue you with this:  Here are some things I wish the grown ups had told me when I was in my twenties and desperately looking for my person.