the instability of relationships



Relationships are always unstable. Just like you from yesterday and you today are different, others also change, and so do relationships. So it’s important for your mental health to not expect too much from others and have a strong sense of self.


I had doubts to “dating”. It’s because I’ve experienced fiery passionate love with people that I didn’t ever see again after breaking up. So this time, I continued an ambiguous relationship for months. When you hear the phrase “friends with benefits”, you might imagine a cold emotionless relationship that only involves the physical side of things. I thought so too, until I met this person. We would study together every day, sometimes go on trips, have a physical relationship, and we never labelled it as “dating”. It was com