Knowing yourself and Loving...

Knowing yourself and Loving yourself, This is for anyone but kind of more for us ladies cause i am speaking for myself. When I/or you notice yourself needing something whether it is intimacy, affection, or attention, give yourself what you need. If you need attention, take a day to pamper yourself in some way. Hair and nails for a mother/daughter day for myself. If you need intimacy, spend time writing in a journal or exploring nature. I write books or blogs for the well project or take a nice walk in the patk. If you need affection, give yourself affection by thinking about what you love about yourself or taking yourself out for dinner and a movie. Im use to this since i dont date anyone or havent met my someone special i have me time. The more easily you can meet your own emotional needs, the healthier your relationships will be because you will know and understand yourself and be better able to express yourself to your partner.
Strive to overcome codependency by staying alert for the following signs:
Low self-esteem
People pleasing
Poor boundaries
Reactivity
Caretaking
Control
Dysfunctional communication
Obsessions
Dependency
Denial
Problems with intimacy
Painful emotions.
Don't compare yourself to other women or men Just be careful that you don’t fall into jealousy.
The media plays an important role in modeling relational aggression in women more then men studies have shown but happens to all of us. Women who are victims of relational aggression are more likely to suffer from low self-esteem and feel rejected and lonely.The result is a culture of women who feel insecure and unhappy with themselves. I still have my days I take one day at a time.
The first step to overcoming jealousy is to recognize when you are experiencing it. If you find yourself reading a magazine or watching a show on television and comparing your own body to those of the models,or actresses stop relieze they are also getting paid alot to keep their bodies in shape for the roles they play and the things they are involved in..love yourself for who you are, if you wanna lose weight, change eating habits join a gym, find an activity partner. I love my gym and I go alone but I get my workout on. I was 225 pounds a few years ago. I went from 120 pounds, to 225 in 8 months.As of today 168.. 30 more to lose!
Set clear boundaries that prioritize your own needs.Think of you first if your a Christian yes put God first of course I love my God without him I am no one I would be so lost. But set boundaries with regards to as how much time you spend with someone, Be sure you have other things going on in your life outside of any romantic relationship, if you are involved with someone whether it is school, work, friends, a fitness routine, or your family.
Set clear boundaries with the individual and communicate to this person your need to be your own independent person. Once the boundaries have been discussed, stick to them. I get such good advice from my wonderful friend who has been so busy in his life but has always been there for the short time he has been in my life.. Thank you@Matthew Carter.

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