Throughout life we meet many different types of people. Once in awhile you find someone or some people that you connect with on a deeper level, whether it be as a friendship or romantic relationship. If it is a genuine one, you will hold those people close to you, and to an extent go above and beyond for them. The problem with this is that many times we give so much of ourselves to others, that we neglect ourselves. It gets to a point where others’ well being is more of a priority than our own. It is important to step back every once in awhile, and really look at your life and see if you are making decisions that suit you. Its easy to get wrapped in the role of best friend, gf/bf, spouse etc…so much so that you put your desires on hold or tell yourself you’ll do it later. Later may be too late. You have to keep yourself #1 no matter what. Because the sad truth is that everyone won’t always treat you the way you do them, or be there for you as you are for them. Be genuine, but remember your needs as well.
Once you realize your self worth, only then will you know the level of loyalty and respect to require of others. Remember you are special and should be treated as such. Expect nothing less than the best, because that’s what you are worth.