If you frequently find yourself in relationships with friends or lovers who make you feel small and less than, or if you find yourself frequently exhausted in a relationship from the effort of maintaining a persona the other person expects, maybe you’re letting others choose you rather than choosing to be with people who make you feel wonderful. It might be time to step back and think a little bit: What do you want in a relationship, and is that what you are finding? Are you settling for not-quite-right relationships because they find you?
Sophia Dembling, Introverts in Love: The Quiet Way to Happily Ever After
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