We often feel betrayed in relationships when someone doesn’t honor their word or live up to¬†our expectations. While honoring our past commitments demonstrates integrity, it sometimes requires others to act contrary to what now feels right or appropriate. Because we all evolve at a different pace, our needs and desires change and we can’t always predict where change will take us. Even when betrayal feels personal, it rarely is. Wanting someone to honor a commitment seems reasonable, but when it no longer suits them, it isn’t loving. When we truly love someone, we want for them…

What they want.