in order to do the work of loving someone, one has to reject them with an “I’m busy”.
They say if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.
I adored being a chef, but it was still exhausting work. I’d go back to it in a heartbeat if I could.
Some people tell clingy partners that “if they love you, they’ll make time” and that’s bs.
If you love someone, you give them time to miss you, and respect their need for space
Mother should say “I’m busy or you’re not going to get to eat tonight.”
Ha ha @chordy! My mom played that game with my Dad and it worked. She continued to be too busy for him throughout their marriage until her death.
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