How to support loved ones who keep making “bad” decisions
Studies show why most relationships are toxic. And here’s how we can fix that.
Growing up, I always envied kids who could afford to be immature. I wanted to rebel and hang out at malls and go to beaches and trips. But a fully-lived youth isn’t free. And not all people can afford it.
There are three types of emotional wounds: Those that heal quickly, those that take a long time to heal, and those that remain with you until you die. Or so a famous Japanese writer said.
Emotional wounds are often subtle. The problems build up, little by little, until one day, something goes wrong. And you’ll have to face it.
I was forced to examine my emotional wound when I couldn’t keep my penis hard during sex.
Friends, siblings, parents, partners. Relationships aren’t obligations or investments. They’re gifts.