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…

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