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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and the most important one is because you really liked being with this person even without intimacy. You can be genuine friends as long as both people have the same expectations of the friendship. I'm friends with all my exs with no problems because the expectations have been managed.
I agree with the article if expectations aren't similar.
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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