Between Being Loved And Respected

There will be times in your life when you have to choose between being loved and being respected. Always pick being respected, that love without respect is always fleeting — but that respect could grow into real, lasting LOVE. — Unknown

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  1. I have lost all respect for my mother who my entire life mentally and emotionally degraded me, diminished and killed my spirit.A shame I was in the evangelical world which made me feel never good enough.I learn now to respect me, my feelings and wants.

  2. So true
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  3. I loved someone very very much – but I lost respect for him due to his actions.

  4. i think one can love without respect, that sounds sometimes bitter to the beloved. But respect always is felt sweet by the respectee, which is the real content of a true love, mean honey…

  5. Love it

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  6. I have found this to be true in my experience. Self respect attracts others with self respect and the capacity to genuinely love.

  7. How can it be love without respect?

    • I got a bit confused when I read it too cmalloy79. It means we should always choose to be respected first because then it can always turn in to love. I got it now and that’s why I put respect first in my life after realizing I had to leave a marriage of nearly 28 years because I wasn’t. Never again, learned my lesson!

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