Knocking Your Confidence Down A Peg

I don't have much confidence in myself. I often describe myself as awkward, uncomfortable, not a very emotional person. And physically, I'm even meaner to myself. So when my confidence is knocked down a peg, it's pretty detrimental to me. I've had my eyes opened a lot lately. Although I'm hard on myself, I do…

Being There For An Independent Person

Some people want to be needed. Some people are just needy. Some people don't need anything at all. Truly independent people are hard to come by. They have themselves together, they've gotten through life and don't need your help. It's hard to be in a relationship with someone like that because they are so used…

Give Independent People Time To Miss You

People that have fully embraced independence just don't function the same as an average person. Independent people fully accept being alone, their personal space, and doing things on their own. They don't expect help from anyone. They don't expect anyone else to come around and encroach on their personal time. It's not like they don't…

Cutting Out And Keeping Out Toxic People

Making the decision to remove someone from your life is hard.  You probably have a very lengthy and complicated past with this person. A past that once may have involved happiness and love but began to bring out the worst in you. If someone in your life is putting you down instead of picking you…

Being Single When Sad Things Happen

Even the most independent of people eventually need someone to lean on. In tough times, you can always turn to your family or close friends.  But they don't ever quite match up to the kind of comfort a boyfriend or girlfriend could offer.  In general, being single when sad things happen really sucks. You don't…