Meaning of Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better. Quote by William Shakespeare.
Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others
It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.
That would be the death of anyone – to recognize false hopes with a certainty. One mustn’t know that. If it is offered, refuse!
The Sodomy sea shall cast out fish, and make a noise in the night, which many have not known: but they shall all hear the voice thereof.