1. Love is not a fairy tale.
Romance novels, chick flicks, rom-coms, and fairy tales exist not because their stories are within the realm of possibility. They exist because we WISH they would happen and we WISH that life was that simple. I was terribly naïve when I was younger; I believed that those stories existed because they were the gold standard of relationships and that if I had any self-respect I would hold out for my knight in shining armor.
2. Your lover is not a mind-reader.
Your significant other cannot read your mind and may be unable to pick up the thread of what you are hinting at, even if YOU…
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