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By Marisa Donnellyauthor of Somewhere on a Highway

"We give ourselves so many rules, so many boundaries. We tell ourselves to wait, to hold out, to never settle, to keep searching until we find the person who feels right, who makes sense, who is exactly what we’ve been searching for.

But sometimes I think we’ve got it all wrong.

We’re so determined to find the ‘right one,’ the ‘perfect one,’ THE one that we have it in our heads that getting close to anyone else is wasting our time. We firmly believe we’re settling for less unless the person we choose to let in is absolutely everything that we wanted.

But love doesn’t work like that, does it?" - Marisa Donnelly.

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