I think my boyfriend is still trying to wrap his head around the panic he was feeling and that's up to him to figure out. But his fear forced me to recognize that I should be cautious too—of taking him, us, but most of all, this time in my life, for granted.
1. Change The Way You Think
When it comes to matters of the heart, we're all guilty of making excuses about why we didn't put ourselves out there. But contrary to popular belief, it isn't easier said than done. Laurel's advice?
"Trying" is a pre-emptive excuse for failure or not doing it at all. Do your best. Have zero excuses. If you don’t find success, make a midcourse correction and try a different tact. Keep at it until you do find success."