While the steps are directed towards romantic relationships, they do apply to any kind of relationship. Evaluate honestly: Is this relationship healthy, or is it unhealthy?
Be objective as you analyze how things have changed since this relationship began: * Are you enjoying elevated esteem from your friends & family, or are they looking at you sideways?
With bloodstains on the back, wrists, feet, side and head the image appears to be that of a crucified man.
The details - the direction of the flow of blood from the wounds, the placement of the nails through the wrists rather than the palms - displays a knowledge of crucifixion that seems too accurate to have been that of a medieval artist.
Some people can barely go a week without collecting attention somewhere – it’s no wonder it feels as if our lives are collapsing when we experience disappointment if we’re that afraid of being in our own company.
What we forget though, is that there’s no such thing as a choice without an opportunity cost, but also that if we effectively make a choice on the basis of getting something that requires that we make another choice that we will not be able to attain that something without making the uncomfortable but very necessary choice.
I’m going to go with the assumption that you like him, mainly because if you didn’t, you wouldn’t have asked.
Are you obsessing about activities that require you to be alone (any time you can’t be with your love)?
Have all the goals and activities that previously defined you suddenly been pushed to the back burner for no reason other than that your love is not into them?
As your relationship with a new person in your life has developed, you find your old friends falling away, while family members remark on how you don’t seem like yourself.
Are you losing yourself to an odd, and ultimately destructive, relationship?