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Don't Use Your Significan Other as a Crutch
Sometimes in relationships people become co-dependent. They think that it is love. It could be or they could be suffering from fear of abandonment.
When one is single a long time and they finally find love they use the other person as a crutch. They suffer from low self-esteem and are scared of being alone. They come off as needy, clingy and their habits usually lead them to being alone.
When one was betrayed time and time again they use the other person as a crutch. They feel that tehy are walking on eggshells. They are scared to say or what to do in fear that they will be alone again.
Some people use their significant other as a crutch for happiness. They are so happy when they hear from that person. Then when something happens. They get worried, anxious in fear of something going wrong.
Try working on your self-esteem. Enjoy the time with your significant other but be okay if it doesn't work out.
There is a right person for everybody. Just because one relationship didn't work out doesn't mean you are destined to be alone. It's all about timing. Relationships need to have time to breathe. Being with each other 24/7 is not healthy. Trust is important to make a relationship to work. So trust each other, have your own life, be independent and love you. When you love you other people will notice.