Being faced with the undeniable truth that someone you love does not feel the same way can be quite a grueling reality to come into contact with. However, allowing yourself to come to terms with the reality that’s in front of you will give help you start the healing process that is required to move on. There isn’t any way to healthily convince another individual to love you, and believing that this is possible is setting yourself up for definite heartbreak.
- Unrequited love unleashed a diverse flurry of negative emotions, often a mix of inadequacy, sadness, frustration and confusion.
- Many people grappling with unrequited love will try to talk themselves into thinking that making some kind of change to themselves would make the other person love them.
- Ultimately, no change you make can force someone to fall in love with you, and you’re probably better off accepting the situation and moving on.
“You recall your exchanges over and over in your mind. Where did it go wrong or fail to go right? What should you have done that you didn’t? What did you do that you shouldn’t have?”