If you know me you know I follow my heart in all areas of my life. I have done things that people thought were crazy but they always turned out to be the correct decision for me. I blindly allow my heart to lead and I am proud of it. I think it takes courage to let your heart lead, but to me it is not only a matter of being courageous it a matter of not knowing how to be any other way.
I have always believed that all the answers are already within me and if I look hard enough and allow my heart to have a voice all will be revealed and I will always be on the right path.
Then I met Ex and jumped head first on that relationship that I thought would be forever, instead it turned out to have an expiration date.
I often look back at that experience. It has been extremely hard to let the past in the past, even though I can happily say I know I am over him. Did my heart lead me wrong? No, never! There were lessons there to be learned.
I often look back because I believe every single experience in our lives teaches us lessons. The harder the experience the more meaningful the lesson. I often look back to make sure I haven’t missed a lesson.
I have been doing a lot of self-reflection lately and looking back is part of it. I analyze the past not to change the past, but to change my future. To make sure that I am being smart and not making the same mistake over and over again.
People normally have to be told to stop thinking so much and follow their hearts. I probably could use the opposite advice: Stop following your heart and think a little!
I have started questioning my allowing my heart to rule my life, specially my love life. Do I do that so that I can blame my heart and never take full responsibility for my actions?
Would I have done things differently if I had allowed my mind to have any say? Who knows? Perhaps I would not even have started the relationship with EX to begin with.
Now I am on e-harmony for the second time around and this time I am meeting a lot people. Some dates have been very nice, there is one person in particular that stands out in his effort to try to win me over, but there are no fireworks or sparks.
Should I follow my heart and just say: Next! Or should I give this nice guy a chance to make me fall for him (assuming that is something that it can happen)
Can it happen? Can I wake up some day madly in love with someone that just yesterday I thought was just very nice? Should I even give someone a second date if there was no chemistry on the first?
Should I continue to be all heart or should I allow my mind to have a say in matters of the heart?
I have always thought that is either there or not there, that spark, that thing I cannot explain, the butterflies in my stomach.
Honestly I don’t think I will ever have what I had with Ex. Should I stop looking for Prince Charming and settle for someone that cares about me and wants to make happy? After all, Prince Charming already came and left for other skirts, I mean, greener pastures.
Perhaps there is no right answer…no, what am I saying? of course there is a right answer, let me go ask my heart! 🙂