In a long distance relationship, being able to be happy and present even when apart is a challenge. If you can master this, it does wonders for your self-confidence to know that you have your own life and interests and passions, and that you can be lonely without being depressed about it.
You catch yourself hearing a friend tell a really funny story and you wish you could make people laugh like that. You see someone on the train dressed in the most effortlessly stylish way and you look at your own outfit with sudden disgust. You hear a colleague explaining a complex concept you don't understand … Continue reading Quit the comparisons!
It can be easy to lose yourself a little when you're in a relationship, or to expect your partner to lose themselves for you.