Stop Trying to ‘Fix’ the Relationship

I used to be what I like to call a “Little Miss Fix-It.”

Whenever there were problems with the guy I was dating at the time, I always tried to just “fix” everything on my own. I’d try to find some neat and easy way that would fix the problem and put us back together again.

Needless to say, this method didn’t really work too well. In fact, it seemed that whenever it got to the point where I would try to “fix” problems, the relationship was already going downhill.

I just couldn’t figure out how to keep these relationships together — and I was so incredibly sad and, honestly, ashamed about that. Why was I always the only one who really tried to work things out? Why was I always the one putting work and effort into relationship issues, but the guy rarely reciprocated? All I ever wanted was to find peace, be together and simply love each other as we had both wanted to. Why did it always have to be so difficult?

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