What Do You Do When Love Becomes a Burden?

When staying attached to the wrong person can be both a blessing and poison.

Jessey Anthony
Heart Affairs
Published in
5 min readMay 29, 2024

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How to Avoid Falling In Love With the Wrong Person
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“I want to be like her,” my friend said, as she grinned at me.

“Why? Because she’s hot?”

“Hot is an understatement. She’s a goddess. Every man wants her. Don’t you see it?”

My friend was right. Sheila is admirable. But so is she. My friend (let’s call her Gee), is one of those people you call perfect.

If there was anything like a god in the flesh, that’s Gee. I have known her for roughly four years and Gee has remained the most endearing person I have ever met.

She’s slow to angry. Doesn’t hold grudges. She’s quick to apologize and make up with anyone she unintentionally offended, even when she was the one wronged.

Gee is the epitome of beauty and class, but I was flummoxed by her envy of another who is not as adorable as she is.

I have never seen Gee get into quarrels with anyone. In her past romantic life, she gave too much and got nothing in return.

Currently, she is seeing a guy almost her age. They have been dating for a little over two years. Everything appears to be going well with them and they are both excelling in their respective…

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Jessey Anthony
Heart Affairs

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