No longer are you so sure about what you’re doing, or the choices you’ve made, or where your life is heading. And then the next, you are desperately trying to shake this scary thought from your head: “What if my whole life is a waste?
“It’s” is a contraction of “it is” or “it has.” “Its” is a possessive pronoun, as in “this blog has lost mojo.” Here’s an easy rule of thumb—repeat your sentence out loud using “it is” instead.
Instead, it is the insidious wasting of a life that takes place over years with many seemingly small, harmless habits and decisions. Fast-forward a few years, and I had “settled down.” You know, the whole 9 to 5, Monday to Friday, office routine.
I came to realize the process of wasting your life is slow and doesn’t happen overnight, but the results are devastating. I was always pushing my limits to see where I could go next. On top of that, I had my chill-out-after-work-in-front-of-the-TV routine.
“When a woman is interested in a man, she makes time for him,” says Brooke Carsner, owner of Intuitive Matchmaking.
“When there is always some other person, some event, some commitment that is taking up more of her time, that is a clear indication that you are not as high on her priority list.” It’s bad enough to hear about one ex-file, but an entire encyclopedia worth of info? “This means that she has not grieved him, and you are in danger of being the rebound boyfriend,” says Todd Creager, a licensed marriage and family therapist.