Don’t lose sight of self.
Don’t lose sight of her/him.
If you get lost, work to navigate yourself back to the moment and realisation, to which you felt safe enough and secure enough, to be vulnerable and open with the person you gave your all to.
The world is full of many people who don’t understand you, who simply won’t get your identity and everything you’re about. Are you ready and willing to let go of that one person, a person among billions, who actually saw you and accepts you for who you are?
On the other hand. Relationships, don’t jump in so naively.
Just because the media, society and every other member of influence tells you you’re supposed to, remember:
Only Like If You Have Truly Been Seen,
Only Explore If You Are Madly Interested,
And Only Love When You Are Deeply Accepted.
Otherwise there just isn’t any reason to Do.
Cheesy-90's-love-song reference aside, learn to be yourself and completely open and honest about who you are and let others learn what you’re about. Otherwise, you’re simply leading your relationships into misery. Give yourself the opportunity to find love blissfully, completely and honestly. Anything less or alike is a mere an imitation or illusion.
Love, genuine love for even merely a moment, is worth much more than a lifetime of hypotheticals and regret. Take it from someone who has lived and lost this infatuation and works with the people entangled by this phenomena for a living: