I love you because you are smart and make me feel safe.
I don’t need you to be or do anything. I don’t even need you to love me back.
I am responsible for my happiness. If the situation does not suit me, I am going to leave.
Love is absolute respect for the other person. It is not about taking from but honoring a man and the whole person he is, never taking him for granted, never saying I need you.
Do you know the great writer and relationship counselor Jacques Salomé? I love his work: