I had a breakdown. Crying on the phone to my mom, I gasped for breath as tears streamed down my cheeks. I wept for my relationship. Not because something was wrong but because everything was right. It felt too good to be true and a twisted place in my mind told me I didn’t deserve it. I am in a mature, committed, and loving relationship, and it was difficult for me to accept I was worthy of this kind of […]More
Under the pen name “Elizabeth Rose,” I write a column called I Heart: a collection of real-life relationship stories to make you feel soothed, entertained, and less alone. Connect with me at firstname.lastname@example.org or in the comments section. Thanks for being here!