Chrys N. Jay’s theme for the A to Z Blog Challenge is Love and Romance. Follow us and the posts will go directly to your inbox. Don’t worry, after April Chrys N. Jay goes back to our once a week schedule, so your inbox won’t explode.
Love is when you can be your true self with someone, and you only want to be your true self because of them. ~Terri Guillemets
Oh, so very, very true. Yet sometimes difficult to do as we meet someone new and work so hard at ‘putting our best foot forward’, wanting to be seen as such a wonderful person with so few flaws. Alas, none of us are ever quite as perfect as the person we want to be.
But masks, even if they’re fairly thin and flimsy, become hard to keep on. Especially as time goes by. We have to keep remembering what we’ve said or done in trying to hide – or varnish the image – of who we really are.
Let’s just be ourselves. It’s best for us, and it makes for a stronger, more authentic relationship. You. A true you. It’s a vital part of love and romance … and ‘us’.