Time cannot measure love. 


Humorous Humanitarian

I was with my ex from the time I was 18 to 26 years old. We were a match. We had an unspeakable connection. We were more than companions, we were best friends. External circumstances played a part in our split. I had to have enough courage to break my own heart. Willingly walk away from a man who was compassionate, sensitive, competent and listened. It was difficult not to love everything he did and stand in awe at the everlasting patience he had. When I decided to end the relationship, I had zero support from my family. To this day, I believe they would give him a kidney if he needed one. In an effort to seek support, I started to see a psychologist. My greatest take-away from that experience was the theory of personality by Erik Erikson.
Erikson proposed a lifespan model of development. There are 8 stages…

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Author: danielrappletonyahoocom

Science - fiction, fantasy, horror & suspense ( But not really " nerd / geek " material ), armchair cultural anthropologist, interested in archaeology ( Although the closest I've been to an actual dig - site was Pinson Mounds outside Memphis ), & interested in the obscure, strange or sometimes things that would bore or put off other people.

One thought on “Time cannot measure love. ”

  1. This reflection demonstrates the flipside of the ideal everyone reaches for. In the end, I wonder what we want.It’s not enough to say to people, “cherish what you have.” Not everyone wants their soulmate. x


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