How to Open Your Heart and Love Again
Rejecting love and affection, out of fear of being hurt, can send us down a lonely path.
Starving yourself of love and affection, out of fear of being hurt, is a lonely path. Humans are hardwired for connection; we all need it. Having a closed heart might feel safe, but it often causes us pain.
I kept my heart sealed shut for years. A combination of heartbreak, coming to terms with my sexuality, and childhood attachment issues affected my ab…