The common issues you might notice in your partners are probably not them - they are probably due to you, since you are the one element they truly have in common!
If your failed attempts at romance (or any kind of relationship for that matter) seem to have a common thread, do not turn bitter and imagine that the entire group from whom you pick your candidates shares this flaw. Look for its source within yourself, and how you choose these people which you have in your life. Are you seeking some trait which always carries with it this flaw (ie "romantic" courtship and "stalking")? Is there something in yourself that is complemented by it?
If you can look inside yourself and find these answers you may be able to step outside and above the conditions that have resulted in your disappointments in the past and improve the nature of your relationships.
8/13/00 - 3 AM
printed 30 January 2023
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