I can go weeks or months by totally myself and be completely fine. It's when I'm lonely, however, that I start noticing that I'm by myself, and it's usually then that I reactivate my Tinder account again and start swiping. Nobody wants to be just a time-filler in someone else's life. When you're dating because you're lonely, you're more likely to consistently go missing in action from the relationship itself.
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The mind is a funny thing, we can convince ourselves of almost anything. All it did was leave me feeling trapped and empty. I began questioning myself and trying to find an escape to the life I actually wanted to be living. A love that is born in loneliness is not a love that is destined for growth — the roots are weak and longevity is hopeless.
Don’t Fall In Love When You’re Lonely
Find out for sure how you feel about this person by closely examining the relationship and filling your time with other activities besides the relationship. Finally, learn how to dodge a rebound relationship.. Spend some time thinking about why you want to be in a relationship. Of course, therapy and coaching are great tools, because having someone to talk to can really help you sort through yourself. If you aren't in a position to get therapy or coaching, try talking to your friends.
Feeling lonely is a totally natural place to be in— in fact, I don't know anyone who hasn't found themselves struggling with feeling lonely at one time or another. But it's actually a good thing to struggle with. If you can stay single and deal with the loneliness, it's a huge learning opportunity. But far too many people jump into the first relationship they can find as soon as they feel lonely — and it's often not the right realtionship. It's really easy to do, so don't beat yourself up about it.