For as long as I can remember, I've felt sick on dates. Do you want a soda? I grd the toilet, shaky and still nauseated after I was done, trying to figure out what I could tell this guy. How do you possibly explain that your body is warring with your mind over whether he could stay? Quickly I brushed my teeth and splashed cold water on my clammy face before hesitantly making my way back to the den.
Quickly I brushed my teeth and splashed cold water on my clammy face before hesitantly making my way back to the den. I nodded and exaggeratedly placed my hand over my still queasy stomach.
After looking somewhat confused and insulted, he reluctantly left that night, and I was equal parts relieved, embarrassed and disappointed.
Especially since as soon as he left, my stomach felt completely settled.
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I had anxiety attacks at a young age before I even knew there was a name to be put to them. I can remember lying in bed at night in middle school suddenly convinced that my heart was going to spontaneously stop beating and my stomach would twist into sick knots at the idea that I might die before I even hit puberty.
Stress and anxiety would continue to manifest in the form of stomach issues as I grew older. Once during a movie date, the guy pulled out an apple and an orange, and when he handed me a piece of the orange, even eating the one piece made me nervous about how my body might react.
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A guy I had just met could never understand how sensitive my stomach was. My friends on the other hand? The equivalent of benevolent and concerned grandmothers.
Running to get me a piece of bread or a bottle of ginger ale, or completely understanding when I dipped out early because my stomach was acting up. One friend sat with me once while I draped my overheated, nauseated self with cold compresses made on the fly from public restroom paper towels and bar napkins.
As I got older - and with the help of my therapist and diagnosis from my gastroenterologist - I was able to identify that my main trigger for these stomach issues was anxiety.
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Stress had found a way to physically wreck me, compounded over the years by genuine acid reflux and gastritis issues. The reality of it is that neither you nor your partner wants to be completely open with each other.
Ignorance is bliss and is necessary to an extent in order to keep a relationship romantically fueled. Sometimes we need to keep the most personal and private moments to ourselves - for the better of the relationship.
You love your partner so much that just the thought of the two of you not being together for the rest of your life scares you a little. Half the time we drive ourselves away by getting lost in our own unnecessarily negative thoughts. Loving someone always means, to one extent or another, being dependent on that person.
People always seem to think people just trip and fall in love. Once you get your heart broken for the first time, you learn not to give your whole heart away, but instead ease into handing it over a little at a time, as your lover proves he or she deserves to hold on to it. You love the person you decided to share your life with, but knowing what's to come next still makes you a bit nervous.
One day we will lose all the people we love and they will lose us. What happens after is uncertain, unknown, and almost certainly nothing like we imagine it to be.
This person is your home.