An Argument For Self-Love

Thought Catalog

Dylan Glynn Dylan Glynn

I’ve already deleted all my dating apps to close out the new year. I’m ready to start 2015 solo yet I picked up Sara Eckel’s book for some insight. It’s Not You lists 27 (wrong) reasons you’re single. Here’s how it reaffirmed my frame of mind and heart:

It’s wonderful, jolting at first, to allow yourself to be vulnerable.

I can continue to cultivate this awakened heart as I move forward. Give someone slightly outside your type a chance, knowing there’s a possibility for rejection. It’s okay to hurt.

You are worthy of love, but that doesn’t have to be just a romantic love.

It could be friendly love, faith or self-love, which are not prerequisites to the aforementioned. Self-love has been a growing force on my journey this year. I’ve been expanding it by exploring my interests but not as a means for a relationship with the…

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