The health of a relationship depends more on how we handle conflict than whether we avoid it.
If you’ve suffered through painful Tinder dates—or been on the receiving end of an unsolicited dick pic—then you know that dating can be a hellscape. But what about the alternative?
The realization that you’re dependent on anything makes you feel as though you’re not a stable, fully formed person.
“Don’t let little things be a deal breakers.”
Settle into a subtle anxiousness, an uncomfortable state of contended discontent, and enjoy the ride.
“If I was going to be answering to a man, and a man is going to call the shots, I may as well make a buck doing it.”