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Photo Op: The Link Between Love and Self-Respect


I used to gripe about dating men whom made me choose between self-respect and being in a relationship with them. In the end, I always chose self-respect.  

Yet, sometimes in  more vulnerable moments... I second-guessed my decision.

Perhaps, being in a toxic relationship was better than being single.

What was wrong with me that I would choose to be alone, instead of happily flaunting a toxic relationship like others in my social circle?

Staying in the toxic relationship would have guaranteed a date on Saturday night and a +1 on a RSVP response.

Yet, in order to do so, I would have to pack away my self-respect.

Ultimately, not worth the sacrifice.




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