Values are what bring distinction to your life. You don't find them, you choose them. And when you do, you're on the path to fulfillment.
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Naturally, the presence of children is a game changer. When they eventually become grown, a rethink is possible. As to the general topic, I believe it speaks to the notion that some women have that it's possible to have everything neatly tied up, and keep former "flames" in the "friend zone" at their discretion for their own convenience.
The desire to be seen in a positive light can give rise to dangerous behaviors.
Anxiety about rejection can undermine satisfaction.
Doing well can be a double-edged sword.
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