I don’t fear sleeping alone in a bed at night, I fear sleeping with someone who isn’t worthy of me
We have got to get rid of the stigma of loneliness. Solitude isn’t as bad as people make it out to be and there are lots of individuals who relish in some good old alone time. In fact, there is no denying that a lot of us will be pathetic enough to persist in bad and destructive relationships out of fear of being alone. No one should ever have to endure a toxic relationship under any circumstance; not especially when being single is a perfectly acceptable alternative.
The fear of being cast as a loner has led a huge lot of us to settle for relationships and romantic entanglements that are beneath us. We allow ourselves to be deceived by the lie that being in a crappy relationship is a lot better than just being single.
I am lucky enough to be a different kind of person. I’m the kind of person who is perfectly comfortable with being alone. I’m also the kind of person who is unafraid of a life of solitude, but is afraid of a life of misery in a dysfunctional relationship.
I’m the kind of person who trembles at the thought of letting myself be vulnerable. I dread the idea of setting myself up for heartbreak by dating other people. I don’t want to open myself up to predators because I am such an easy prey. It may seem like I have such a pessimistic view of love, but sometimes, the pessimistic view is what’s real. And I just like to keep things real.
1. I don’t fear sleeping alone in a bed at night, I fear sleeping with someone who isn’t worthy of me.
Sex is a big deal to me. It always has to be a magical and intimate experience with someone special. However, I can live without sex as long as I’m assured that I don’t have to give my body to someone who isn’t deserving of what I have to offer.
2. I don’t fear eating at a restaurant alone, I fear having to endure a boring conversation with someone over dinner.
Dining alone really isn’t going to be an issue with me. What I dread the most is having to put up with a boring date with whom I share nothing in common. I can only endure so much small talk.
3. I don’t fear not getting some action in the bedroom, I fear a bad sexual experience.
Again, as previously stated, all sexual encounters should be magical experiences. Anything less than magical would be a severe disappointment. I can get my pleasure from other aspects of life. - Continue reading on the next page